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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 93° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.08 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"963.99 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth964.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.0"6.18 mieast0° 09' 53.3"11.34 minorth12.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 94° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.59 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.7"949.62 miwest0° 07' 24.6"8.50 minorth949.99 mi
24 hours13° 58' 46.2"921.75 mieast3° 27' 19.5"237.61 minorth959.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 1:20 PM1736 km1079 miles938 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:20 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 3:20 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:20 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:20 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:20 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:20 PM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:20 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmEast-southeast ESE
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