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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

UTC time = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 7:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 110° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.60 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.4"995.87 miWest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 miNorth995.90 mi
24 hours0° 01' 21.8"1.51 miEast0° 18' 00.9"20.65 miNorth20.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 157° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.83 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.88 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 21.0"952.25 miWest0° 06' 42.6"7.69 miSouth951.98 mi
24 hours13° 45' 25.3"907.28 miEast2° 09' 50.4"148.84 miSouth913.84 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 *Sun 2:34 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 11:34 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:34 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 2:34 PM3589 km2230 miles1938 nmEast E
QuitoSun 2:34 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSun 1:34 PM4032 km2505 miles2177 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:34 PM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 1:34 PM4072 km2530 miles2199 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:34 PM4092 km2543 miles2209 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 1:34 PM4127 km2564 miles2228 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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