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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 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 125° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 meters/second, 1603.2 km/hour, 996.2 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"996.00 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth996.03 mi
24 hours0° 01' 21.3"1.50 mieast0° 18' 01.6"20.66 minorth20.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 143° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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' 16.9"951.64 miwest0° 06' 36.2"7.57 misouth951.38 mi
24 hours13° 46' 56.3"908.44 mieast2° 06' 58.3"145.56 misouth914.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3668 km2279 miles1981 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM4052 km2518 miles2188 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:34 PM4270 km2653 miles2306 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 9:34 AM4731 km2939 miles2554 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:34 PM4879 km3032 miles2634 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM4993 km3102 miles2696 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 2:34 PM5128 km3186 miles2769 nmNortheast NE
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