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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 6:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 96° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 444.59 meters/second, 1600.5 kilometres/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.58 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.8"994.29 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miNorth994.32 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.2"1.73 miEast0° 17' 43.2"20.31 miNorth20.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 157° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 433.72 meters/second, 1561.4 kilometres/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.5"969.94 miWest0° 08' 58.5"10.28 miSouth969.68 mi
24 hours13° 05' 04.9"877.22 miEast3° 11' 47.3"219.79 miSouth897.85 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:40 PM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:40 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:40 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseSat 12:40 PM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:40 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmEast E

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