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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° 33' 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"16.24 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.9"973.81 miwest0° 00' 32.1"0.62 minorth973.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"4.72 mieast0° 13' 04.3"14.99 minorth15.72 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° 53' 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"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.9"968.51 miwest0° 07' 11.6"8.24 minorth968.26 mi
24 hours11° 12' 40.6"747.03 mieast2° 31' 24.1"173.54 minorth762.21 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 PM1510 km938 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:36 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:36 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 3:36 PM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 1:36 PM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:36 PM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmEast E
SucreSat 2:36 PM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:36 PM3282 km2040 miles1772 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:36 PM3462 km2151 miles1870 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownSat 10:36 AM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmWest-southwest WSW
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