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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 99° 22' 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"992.84 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.83 minorth992.88 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.0"1.95 mieast0° 17' 25.9"19.98 minorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 142° 46' 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' 37.8"986.25 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 misouth986.04 mi
24 hours12° 26' 10.6"846.26 mieast3° 55' 14.6"269.53 misouth882.46 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 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:50 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:50 PM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:50 PM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:50 AM3313 km2059 miles1789 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 2:50 PM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 3:50 PM3406 km2117 miles1839 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseFri 12:50 PM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 2:50 PM3496 km2173 miles1888 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:50 PM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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