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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 118° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.28 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.8"991.40 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 minorth991.44 mi
24 hours0° 01' 57.2"2.15 mieast0° 17' 09.1"19.66 minorth19.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' South, Longitude: 112° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"998.04 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 misouth997.95 mi
24 hours11° 54' 21.0"818.74 mieast4° 22' 12.9"300.36 misouth868.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:08 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 3:08 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 10:08 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:08 PM3678 km2286 miles1986 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 10:08 AM4311 km2679 miles2328 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 3:08 PM4537 km2819 miles2450 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 2:08 PM4588 km2851 miles2477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 2:08 PM4696 km2918 miles2536 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 10:08 AM4714 km2929 miles2545 nmWest-northwest WNW
San SalvadorThu 2:08 PM4723 km2935 miles2550 nmNortheast NE
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