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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 18:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 23' South
Longitude: 99° 08' 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"972.49 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth972.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.0"4.92 mieast0° 12' 41.8"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 24' North
Longitude: 16° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.24 meters/second, 1581.2 km/hour, 982.5 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"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"982.43 miwest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 minorth982.21 mi
24 hours11° 03' 31.4"747.19 mieast3° 13' 27.9"221.69 minorth774.57 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 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:46 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:46 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:46 PM3160 km1964 miles1706 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:46 PM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:46 AM3216 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 2:46 PM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:46 PM3548 km2204 miles1916 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:46 PM3548 km2205 miles1916 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaFri 3:46 PM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmEast-southeast ESE
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