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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

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:54:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 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"963.99 miWest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 miNorth964.02 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° 26' South, Longitude: 117° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.10 meters/second, 1530.3 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' 15.5"950.69 miWest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 miNorth951.06 mi
24 hours13° 55' 45.1"919.35 miEast3° 31' 02.1"241.84 miNorth958.59 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 PM938 km583 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownFri 11:54 AM1444 km897 miles779 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 9:54 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:54 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:54 PM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmEast E
RarotongaFri 9:54 AM4475 km2781 miles2416 nmWest W
Santiago *Fri 4:54 PM4668 km2901 miles2521 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 2:54 PM4753 km2953 miles2566 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:54 PM4912 km3052 miles2652 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:54 PM4917 km3056 miles2655 nmNortheast NE

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