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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 124° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.26 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.3"975.28 miwest0° 00' 33.1"0.64 minorth975.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.1"4.50 mieast0° 13' 28.4"15.45 minorth16.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 19° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.0"954.21 miwest0° 05' 08.9"5.90 minorth953.99 mi
24 hours11° 25' 13.0"750.16 mieast1° 39' 43.9"114.34 minorth755.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:30 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:30 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:30 AM2605 km1618 miles1406 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:30 AM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:30 AM4278 km2658 miles2310 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:30 PM4390 km2728 miles2370 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 9:30 AM4704 km2923 miles2540 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:30 AM5016 km3117 miles2708 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:30 PM5187 km3223 miles2801 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 3:30 PM5188 km3224 miles2801 nmEast E
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