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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 54' South
Longitude: 81° 52' 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"992.77 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.80 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 10' South
Longitude: 159° 40' 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"986.96 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 misouth986.76 mi
24 hours12° 24' 22.7"844.76 mieast3° 56' 58.1"271.50 misouth881.71 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 PM747 km464 miles404 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:40 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:40 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:40 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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