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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 44' South, Longitude: 83° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.86 meters/second, 1590.7 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.8"988.15 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth988.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.4"2.61 mieast0° 16' 30.3"18.92 minorth19.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' North, Longitude: 123° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.9"1003.57 miwest0° 11' 19.7"12.97 misouth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 13' 37.8"775.20 mieast4° 36' 12.0"316.29 misouth838.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaTue 12:46 PM914 km568 miles493 nmNortheast NE
La PazTue 1:46 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 12:46 PM1755 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 1:46 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreTue 1:46 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:46 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 12:46 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Tue 2:46 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaTue 2:46 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaTue 12:46 PM2670 km1659 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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