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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 94° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.82 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.85 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.1"1.95 mieast0° 17' 25.7"19.98 minorth20.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 147° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.04 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 39.0"986.45 miwest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 misouth986.25 mi
24 hours12° 25' 39.7"845.83 mieast3° 55' 44.5"270.10 misouth882.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSouthwest SW
LimaFri 1:30 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:30 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:30 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:30 PM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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