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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° 02' 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"995.93 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth995.96 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° 32' 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"15.86 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.0"951.58 miwest0° 06' 36.4"7.57 misouth951.32 mi
24 hours13° 46' 54.6"908.35 mieast2° 07' 01.5"145.61 misouth914.46 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 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM2014 km1251 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2616 km1625 miles1412 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM4079 km2535 miles2203 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:34 PM4242 km2636 miles2291 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 9:34 AM4760 km2958 miles2570 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:34 PM4861 km3021 miles2625 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM5022 km3121 miles2712 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 2:34 PM5105 km3172 miles2756 nmNortheast NE
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