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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 96° 26' 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"971.10 miwest0° 00' 30.2"0.58 minorth971.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 44.4"5.12 mieast0° 12' 18.7"14.12 minorth15.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' North, Longitude: 24° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 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"994.67 miwest0° 10' 12.7"11.70 minorth994.52 mi
24 hours10° 59' 50.9"752.28 mieast3° 49' 55.1"263.38 minorth792.96 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 1:36 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 1:36 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:36 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Thu 3:36 PM2914 km1811 miles1573 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 1:36 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNortheast NE
La PazThu 2:36 PM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmEast E
SucreThu 2:36 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 2:36 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaThu 3:36 PM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 10:36 AM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmWest-southwest WSW
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