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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 114° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"965.16 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth965.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 36.1"6.01 mieast0° 10' 19.7"11.84 minorth13.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' South, Longitude: 101° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.37 meters/second, 1560.1 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.5"969.33 miwest0° 09' 55.8"11.38 minorth969.74 mi
24 hours13° 07' 24.7"881.18 mieast4° 16' 40.6"294.07 minorth935.88 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 *Sat 2:44 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 11:44 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:44 PM3506 km2179 miles1893 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 9:44 AM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
LimaSat 2:44 PM4081 km2536 miles2203 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 4:44 PM4460 km2771 miles2408 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 2:44 PM4529 km2814 miles2446 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 9:44 AM4715 km2930 miles2546 nmWest W
San SalvadorSat 1:44 PM4754 km2954 miles2567 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:44 PM4756 km2955 miles2568 nmNortheast NE
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