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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 01' South
Longitude: 68° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.16 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.65 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth986.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.1"2.83 mieast0° 16' 10.6"18.54 minorth18.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 60' North
Longitude: 127° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.9"995.70 miwest0° 10' 30.4"12.04 misouth995.99 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.2"763.96 mieast4° 22' 17.8"300.42 misouth824.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroMon 12:46 PM145 km90 miles79 nmEast E
La PazMon 12:46 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Arica *Mon 1:46 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreMon 12:46 PM362 km225 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaMon 11:46 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzMon 12:46 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast E
SaltaMon 1:46 PM816 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoMon 12:46 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
LimaMon 11:46 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Mon 1:46 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmSoutheast SE
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