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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: 94° 08' 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"972.47 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth972.50 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° 22' North, Longitude: 11° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.5 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"982.62 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 minorth982.39 mi
24 hours11° 03' 25.7"747.22 mieast3° 14' 00.8"222.32 minorth774.78 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 PM1716 km1066 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:26 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:26 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:26 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 3:26 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmSoutheast SE
La PazFri 2:26 PM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:26 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmNortheast NE
SucreFri 2:26 PM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:26 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:26 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmEast-southeast ESE
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