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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 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 93° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.85 meters/second, 1565.5 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"972.40 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth972.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.2"4.92 mieast0° 12' 41.4"14.55 minorth15.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' North, Longitude: 11° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 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 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.5"982.56 miwest0° 08' 51.1"10.14 minorth982.34 mi
24 hours11° 03' 25.3"747.17 mieast3° 14' 02.7"222.34 minorth774.74 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 *Fri 1:26 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:26 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:26 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:26 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:26 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 2:26 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:26 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:26 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:26 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:26 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmEast-southeast ESE
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