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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 112° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 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"1003.48 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 minorth1003.51 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.8"0.43 mieast0° 19' 19.6"22.15 minorth22.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 133° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.4"961.91 miwest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 minorth962.30 mi
24 hours13° 20' 23.2"889.17 mieast3° 53' 18.9"267.34 minorth935.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 2:44 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:44 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 2:44 PM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 1:44 PM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:44 PM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:44 PM4076 km2533 miles2201 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:44 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 1:44 PM4167 km2589 miles2250 nmNortheast NE
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