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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 96° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.45 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.9"973.74 miwest0° 00' 32.1"0.62 minorth973.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"4.72 mieast0° 13' 04.2"14.99 minorth15.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 2° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.04 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.9"968.45 miwest0° 07' 11.7"8.25 minorth968.20 mi
24 hours11° 12' 40.2"746.97 mieast2° 31' 26.2"173.56 minorth762.16 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 *Sat 1:36 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:36 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:36 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sat 3:36 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 1:36 PM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:36 PM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmEast E
SucreSat 2:36 PM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:36 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:36 PM3437 km2135 miles1856 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSat 10:36 AM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmWest-southwest WSW
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