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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 41' South
Longitude: 111° 44' 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"964.05 miwest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 minorth964.07 mi
24 hours0° 05' 45.6"6.17 mieast0° 09' 54.5"11.36 minorth12.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' South
Longitude: 112° 33' 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"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.1"950.52 miwest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 minorth950.89 mi
24 hours13° 56' 22.2"919.89 mieast3° 30' 17.4"241.00 minorth958.90 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 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:34 AM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:34 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:34 PM3838 km2385 miles2073 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:34 AM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 4:34 PM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:34 PM4318 km2683 miles2331 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 3:34 PM4610 km2865 miles2489 nmEast E
San JoseFri 1:34 PM4622 km2872 miles2495 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:34 PM4624 km2873 miles2497 nmNortheast NE
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