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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

UTC time = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 5:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' South, Longitude: 83° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 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"972.36 miWest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 miNorth972.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.4"4.93 miEast0° 12' 40.8"14.54 miNorth15.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' North, Longitude: 1° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.50 meters/second, 1582.2 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.38 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.9"982.95 miWest0° 08' 53.8"10.19 miNorth982.73 mi
24 hours11° 03' 13.6"747.24 miEast3° 15' 11.3"223.65 miNorth775.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:44 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:44 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:44 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:44 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 1:44 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:44 PM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:44 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaFri 2:44 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:44 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Asuncion *Fri 2:44 PM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-southeast ESE

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