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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

UTC time = Friday, February 1, 2013 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 05' 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"992.75 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth992.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.1"1.95 miEast0° 17' 25.7"19.97 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° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.04 meters/second, 1587.8 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"986.39 miWest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 miSouth986.19 mi
24 hours12° 25' 37.9"845.75 miEast3° 55' 46.0"270.11 miSouth882.17 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 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:30 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:30 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:30 PM2943 km1828 miles1589 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:30 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:30 PM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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