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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 6:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 98° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.86 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 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"972.42 miWest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 miNorth972.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.0"4.92 miEast0° 12' 41.7"14.56 miNorth15.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' North, Longitude: 16° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.37 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"982.37 miWest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 miNorth982.15 mi
24 hours11° 03' 31.2"747.14 miEast3° 13' 29.8"221.71 miNorth774.53 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 1:46 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:46 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:46 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:46 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:46 PM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:46 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 2:46 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:46 PM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:46 PM3520 km2187 miles1900 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:46 PM3664 km2277 miles1978 nmEast-southeast ESE

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