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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 23' South
Longitude: 96° 38' 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"972.48 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth972.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.1"4.92 mieast0° 12' 41.7"14.56 minorth15.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 23' North
Longitude: 13° 56' 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"982.53 miwest0° 08' 50.4"10.13 minorth982.30 mi
24 hours11° 03' 28.6"747.20 mieast3° 13' 44.4"222.00 minorth774.68 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 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 1:36 PM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:36 PM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Fri 3:36 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 1:36 PM2978 km1850 miles1608 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:36 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:36 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:36 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:36 PM3459 km2149 miles1868 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 10:36 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest-southwest WSW
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