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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 125° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 kilometres/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.63 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.8"997.45 miWest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 miNorth997.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 09.4"1.28 miEast0° 18' 18.2"20.97 miNorth21.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 157° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 419.53 meters/second, 1510.3 kilometres/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.64 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.7"938.15 miWest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 miSouth937.97 mi
24 hours14° 16' 22.4"929.00 miEast0° 53' 16.0"61.07 miSouth928.38 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 10:34 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM4067 km2527 miles2196 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:34 PM4229 km2628 miles2283 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 9:34 AM4769 km2963 miles2575 nmWest W
Mexico CityMon 2:34 PM4833 km3003 miles2610 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Tue 10:34 AM5027 km3124 miles2714 nmWest W
GuatemalaMon 2:34 PM5081 km3157 miles2744 nmNortheast NE

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