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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 114° 14' 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 minorth964.08 mi
24 hours0° 05' 45.6"6.17 mieast0° 09' 54.7"11.37 minorth12.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 114° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 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' 14.8"950.65 miwest0° 07' 34.4"8.68 minorth951.01 mi
24 hours13° 56' 02.6"919.64 mieast3° 30' 41.1"241.46 minorth958.77 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 2:44 PM778 km484 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:44 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmWest W
LimaFri 2:44 PM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 4:44 PM4461 km2772 miles2409 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:44 PM4547 km2825 miles2455 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaFri 9:44 AM4703 km2922 miles2539 nmWest W
San SalvadorFri 1:44 PM4775 km2967 miles2578 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:44 PM4777 km2968 miles2579 nmNortheast NE
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