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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 32' South, Longitude: 80° 39' 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"965.06 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 minorth965.08 mi
24 hours0° 05' 37.0"6.03 mieast0° 10' 17.4"11.80 minorth13.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' South, Longitude: 68° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 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' 01.0"967.57 miwest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 minorth967.98 mi
24 hours13° 11' 56.9"884.84 mieast4° 13' 19.6"290.24 minorth938.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:30 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:30 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:30 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 2:30 PM1646 km1022 miles889 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 1:30 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSat 2:30 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:30 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:30 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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