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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 32' South
Longitude: 75° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"965.04 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 minorth965.06 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.0"6.03 mieast0° 10' 17.1"11.79 minorth13.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 21' South
Longitude: 63° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.47 meters/second, 1556.9 km/hour, 967.4 miles/hour or 840.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.4"967.30 miwest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 minorth967.72 mi
24 hours13° 12' 37.6"885.38 mieast4° 12' 48.5"289.65 minorth938.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 1:10 PM968 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:10 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:10 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:10 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 2:10 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 1:10 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:10 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:10 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
RosarioSat 2:10 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:10 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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