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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 36' South, Longitude: 96° 50' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.8"994.36 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 minorth994.39 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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.71 meters/second, 1561.4 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 05.4"970.00 miwest0° 08' 58.3"10.28 misouth969.73 mi
24 hours13° 05' 06.9"877.31 mieast3° 11' 44.9"219.76 misouth897.92 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 *Sat 1:40 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:40 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM2444 km1518 miles1319 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 2:40 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmEast E
Santiago *Sat 3:40 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 2:40 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmEast E
San JoseSat 12:40 PM3253 km2021 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 2:40 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmEast E
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