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Day and Night World Map

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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 20:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 17' South
Longitude: 122° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 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"995.99 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth996.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 21.3"1.50 mieast0° 18' 01.5"20.66 minorth20.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 40' South
Longitude: 145° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.57 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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' 17.6"951.75 miwest0° 06' 37.2"7.59 misouth951.49 mi
24 hours13° 46' 41.5"908.26 mieast2° 07' 26.6"146.10 misouth914.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:24 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:24 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:24 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:24 AM3927 km2440 miles2121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:24 PM4020 km2498 miles2171 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 10:24 AM4293 km2668 miles2318 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySun 2:24 PM4724 km2935 miles2551 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 2:24 PM4926 km3061 miles2660 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 3:24 PM4954 km3078 miles2675 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 2:24 PM4967 km3086 miles2682 nmNortheast NE
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