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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 6:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 96° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 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"972.41 miWest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 miNorth972.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.1"4.92 miEast0° 12' 41.7"14.55 miNorth15.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' North, Longitude: 13° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.28 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 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"982.47 miWest0° 08' 50.5"10.13 miNorth982.24 mi
24 hours11° 03' 28.2"747.15 miEast3° 13' 46.2"222.02 miNorth774.64 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 1:36 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:36 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:36 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:36 PM2922 km1815 miles1577 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 1:36 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:36 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:36 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:36 PM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:36 PM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 10:36 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmWest-southwest WSW

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