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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 81° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.4"972.42 miwest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 minorth972.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.5"4.93 mieast0° 12' 40.6"14.54 minorth15.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' North, Longitude: 0° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.0"983.09 miwest0° 08' 54.1"10.20 minorth982.86 mi
24 hours11° 03' 11.6"747.31 mieast3° 15' 22.5"223.88 minorth775.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:36 PM1045 km650 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:36 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:36 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:36 PM1807 km1123 miles975 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 1:36 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:36 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 2:36 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:36 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:36 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 2:36 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmEast-southeast ESE
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