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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 81° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.70 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.6"1.96 mieast0° 17' 25.0"19.96 minorth20.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 10' South, Longitude: 159° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.27 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.9"986.90 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 misouth986.71 mi
24 hours12° 24' 21.1"844.68 mieast3° 56' 59.7"271.51 misouth881.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:40 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:40 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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