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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 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 99° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.09 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"964.01 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth964.03 mi
24 hours0° 05' 46.0"6.18 mieast0° 09' 53.6"11.35 minorth12.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 100° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.3"949.91 miwest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 minorth950.28 mi
24 hours13° 57' 59.6"921.15 mieast3° 28' 17.6"238.72 minorth959.54 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 1:44 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:44 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:44 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:44 PM3094 km1923 miles1671 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 10:44 AM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoFri 1:44 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:44 PM3318 km2062 miles1792 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:44 PM3553 km2208 miles1919 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:44 PM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:44 PM3640 km2262 miles1965 nmEast-southeast ESE
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