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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 111° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 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' 55.3"992.83 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth992.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.5"1.94 mieast0° 17' 26.4"19.99 minorth20.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' South, Longitude: 130° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.72 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.9"985.67 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.95 misouth985.47 mi
24 hours12° 27' 26.2"847.24 mieast3° 54' 01.1"268.11 misouth882.92 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 2:40 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:40 PM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:40 AM4034 km2506 miles2178 nmWest W
QuitoFri 2:40 PM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:40 PM4181 km2598 miles2258 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:40 PM4183 km2599 miles2259 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:40 PM4238 km2633 miles2288 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:40 PM4240 km2635 miles2290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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