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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 19:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 23' South
Longitude: 111° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.88 meters/second, 1565.6 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"972.53 miwest0° 00' 31.2"0.60 minorth972.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 32.5"4.91 mieast0° 12' 42.6"14.57 minorth15.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 19:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 32' North
Longitude: 28° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.03 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.1"981.96 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth981.73 mi
24 hours11° 03' 46.2"747.11 mieast3° 12' 05.6"220.12 minorth774.04 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 2:36 PM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:36 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:36 PM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:36 PM3803 km2363 miles2053 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:36 AM4000 km2485 miles2160 nmWest W
QuitoFri 2:36 PM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 4:36 PM4286 km2663 miles2314 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 1:36 PM4499 km2795 miles2429 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:36 PM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:36 PM4510 km2802 miles2435 nmNortheast NE
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