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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 96° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.27 meters/second, 1563.4 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.8"971.17 miwest0° 00' 30.2"0.58 minorth971.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 44.4"5.12 mieast0° 12' 18.5"14.12 minorth15.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' North, Longitude: 24° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.6"994.75 miwest0° 10' 12.8"11.70 minorth994.59 mi
24 hours10° 59' 50.9"752.34 mieast3° 49' 56.3"263.42 minorth793.03 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 *Thu 1:34 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:34 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:34 PM2294 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:34 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 1:34 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:34 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:34 PM3242 km2015 miles1751 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:34 PM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 3:34 PM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 10:34 AM3505 km2178 miles1893 nmWest-southwest WSW
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