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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 17' South
Longitude: 127° 49' 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"996.01 miwest0° 00' 44.6"0.85 minorth996.04 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 42' South
Longitude: 140° 51' 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' 16.2"951.53 miwest0° 06' 35.1"7.55 misouth951.27 mi
24 hours13° 47' 11.0"908.62 mieast2° 06' 30.0"145.02 misouth914.64 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 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM3816 km2371 miles2061 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:44 AM4468 km2776 miles2412 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:44 AM4726 km2936 miles2552 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:44 AM5010 km3113 miles2705 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySun 2:44 PM5044 km3134 miles2724 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM5296 km3291 miles2860 nmNorthwest NW
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