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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 78° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.4 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"965.05 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 minorth965.07 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.0"6.03 mieast0° 10' 17.2"11.80 minorth13.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 66° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.53 meters/second, 1557.1 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.2"967.44 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.16 minorth967.85 mi
24 hours13° 12' 17.3"885.11 mieast4° 13' 04.1"289.95 minorth938.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:20 PM1055 km655 miles570 nmNorth N
La PazSat 1:20 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:20 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1689 km1050 miles912 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:20 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:20 PM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:20 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSat 2:20 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSoutheast SE
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