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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 19:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 21' South
Longitude: 104° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 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"966.27 miwest0° 00' 26.3"0.50 minorth966.30 mi
24 hours0° 05' 26.6"5.85 mieast0° 10' 43.7"12.30 minorth13.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 46' South
Longitude: 78° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.8"986.44 miwest0° 11' 20.6"12.99 minorth986.80 mi
24 hours12° 22' 37.8"843.80 mieast4° 40' 50.2"321.67 minorth907.68 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 *Sun 2:06 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 11:06 AM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:06 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:06 PM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sun 4:06 PM3589 km2230 miles1938 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSun 2:06 PM3670 km2280 miles1981 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 3:06 PM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmEast E
SucreSun 3:06 PM4104 km2550 miles2216 nmEast E
San JoseSun 1:06 PM4121 km2560 miles2225 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoSun 3:06 PM4122 km2561 miles2226 nmEast-northeast ENE
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