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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 21' South
Longitude: 78° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.06 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.2"966.19 miwest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 minorth966.21 mi
24 hours0° 05' 27.3"5.86 mieast0° 10' 41.9"12.27 minorth13.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 06' South
Longitude: 53° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.48 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.2"985.27 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.91 minorth985.64 mi
24 hours12° 25' 46.6"846.52 mieast4° 39' 40.5"320.35 minorth909.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 12:20 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth N
La PazSun 1:20 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSun 1:20 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast E
Santiago *Sun 2:20 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSun 1:20 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNortheast NE
CórdobaSun 2:20 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSun 12:20 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sun 2:20 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 12:20 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth N
Buenos AiresSun 2:20 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSoutheast SE
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