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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 03' South
Longitude: 70° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.53 meters/second, 1578.7 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.73 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 minorth980.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.2"3.69 mieast0° 14' 50.7"17.02 minorth17.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 47' North
Longitude: 79° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"944.69 miwest0° 03' 29.2"4.00 misouth944.87 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.7"758.60 mieast1° 49' 12.7"125.20 misouth772.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Thu 1:52 PM63 km39 miles34 nmNorth N
Iquique *Thu 1:52 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth S
ArequipaThu 11:52 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazThu 12:52 PM358 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
SucreThu 12:52 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
SaltaThu 1:52 PM808 km502 miles436 nmSoutheast SE
TucumánThu 1:52 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoThu 12:52 PM1036 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 11:52 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Thu 1:52 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmEast-southeast ESE
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