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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° 21' 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"972.35 miwest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 minorth972.38 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° 52' 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"983.03 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.81 mi
24 hours11° 03' 11.2"747.26 mieast3° 15' 24.3"223.90 minorth775.28 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 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:36 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:36 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:36 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 1:36 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:36 PM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 2:36 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:36 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:36 AM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Fri 2:36 PM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmEast-southeast ESE
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