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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.

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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° 52' 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"992.90 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth992.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 45.5"1.94 mieast0° 17' 26.4"19.99 minorth20.09 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° 41' 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"985.73 miwest0° 10' 25.7"11.95 misouth985.52 mi
24 hours12° 27' 28.1"847.32 mieast3° 53' 59.4"268.09 misouth882.99 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 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:40 PM3788 km2354 miles2045 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:40 AM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmWest W
QuitoFri 2:40 PM4095 km2545 miles2211 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:40 PM4198 km2609 miles2267 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:40 PM4201 km2610 miles2268 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:40 PM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:40 PM4260 km2647 miles2300 nmNortheast NE
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