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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 = Friday, February 8, 2013 at 5:20:00 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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 76° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 kilometres/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 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° 15' 00.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"1003.26 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miNorth1003.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 24.0"0.45 miEast0° 19' 18.2"22.12 miNorth22.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 99° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 429.27 meters/second, 1545.4 kilometres/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.4 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' 25.7"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.4"960.05 miWest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 miNorth960.44 mi
24 hours13° 24' 13.8"891.87 miEast3° 48' 32.9"261.87 miNorth936.93 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
IcaFri 12:20 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:20 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CallaoFri 12:20 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:20 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaFri 12:20 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
TrujilloFri 12:20 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 1:20 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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