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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 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 41' South, Longitude: 116° 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"964.06 miwest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 minorth964.08 mi
24 hours0° 05' 45.5"6.17 mieast0° 09' 54.9"11.37 minorth12.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 117° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.10 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 15.6"950.77 miwest0° 07' 35.6"8.71 minorth951.14 mi
24 hours13° 55' 43.0"919.38 mieast3° 31' 04.8"241.91 minorth958.64 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 2:54 PM960 km597 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 11:54 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 9:54 AM3468 km2155 miles1872 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:54 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:54 PM4349 km2703 miles2348 nmEast E
RarotongaFri 9:54 AM4446 km2763 miles2401 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 4:54 PM4692 km2916 miles2534 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:54 PM4780 km2970 miles2581 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:54 PM4930 km3063 miles2662 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:54 PM4934 km3066 miles2664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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