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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 115° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.30 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"995.96 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth995.99 mi
24 hours0° 01' 21.6"1.51 mieast0° 18' 01.2"20.65 minorth20.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 152° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.5"952.06 miwest0° 06' 40.2"7.65 misouth951.80 mi
24 hours13° 45' 59.8"907.76 mieast2° 08' 45.5"147.61 misouth914.14 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 2:56 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 11:56 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:56 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:56 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmWest W
LimaSun 2:56 PM4206 km2613 miles2271 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 1:56 PM4351 km2704 miles2350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:56 PM4405 km2737 miles2378 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:56 PM4424 km2749 miles2389 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:56 PM4463 km2773 miles2410 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 1:56 PM4525 km2812 miles2443 nmNortheast NE
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