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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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 76° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"1003.33 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 minorth1003.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 24.0"0.45 mieast0° 19' 18.2"22.12 minorth22.13 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° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.28 meters/second, 1545.4 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.4"960.13 miwest0° 08' 30.1"9.74 minorth960.52 mi
24 hours13° 24' 12.2"891.91 mieast3° 48' 35.1"261.93 minorth936.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaFri 12:20 PM130 km81 miles70 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 12:20 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
ArequipaFri 12:20 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazFri 1:20 PM942 km585 miles508 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaFri 1:20 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoFri 1:20 PM1105 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:20 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:20 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorthwest NW
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