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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 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 111° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 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"963.98 miwest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 minorth964.00 mi
24 hours0° 05' 45.6"6.17 mieast0° 09' 54.5"11.36 minorth12.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 112° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.9"950.44 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 minorth950.81 mi
24 hours13° 56' 24.4"919.85 mieast3° 30' 14.7"240.94 minorth958.85 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 2:34 PM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:34 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:34 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:34 PM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:34 AM4014 km2494 miles2167 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 4:34 PM4204 km2612 miles2270 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:34 PM4293 km2667 miles2318 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 3:34 PM4581 km2847 miles2474 nmEast E
San JoseFri 1:34 PM4602 km2859 miles2485 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:34 PM4608 km2863 miles2488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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