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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 127° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.33 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"995.94 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth995.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 21.3"1.50 mieast0° 18' 01.6"20.66 minorth20.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 141° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.3"951.47 miwest0° 06' 35.2"7.55 misouth951.21 mi
24 hours13° 47' 09.4"908.53 mieast2° 06' 33.2"145.07 misouth914.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:44 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM2350 km1461 miles1269 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM3842 km2387 miles2075 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:44 AM4497 km2794 miles2428 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:44 AM4756 km2955 miles2568 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:44 PM5025 km3123 miles2713 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 9:44 AM5039 km3131 miles2721 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 2:44 PM5312 km3301 miles2868 nmNortheast NE
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