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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 6:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 99° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 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"992.77 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 miNorth992.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.0"1.95 miEast0° 17' 25.9"19.98 miNorth20.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 143° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.95 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 38.0"986.19 miWest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 miSouth985.99 mi
24 hours12° 26' 08.8"846.17 miEast3° 55' 16.3"269.54 miSouth882.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 1:50 PM1546 km960 miles835 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:50 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:50 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 1:50 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:50 PM2914 km1811 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:50 PM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmEast E
AdamstownFri 10:50 AM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago *Fri 3:50 PM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseFri 12:50 PM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 2:50 PM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmEast E

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