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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

UTC time = Friday, February 8, 2013 at 7:44:00 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).

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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° 27' 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"1003.41 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miNorth1003.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.0"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° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.2 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 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.4"961.83 miWest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 miNorth962.22 mi
24 hours13° 20' 25.0"889.13 miEast3° 53' 16.7"267.28 miNorth935.77 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 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:44 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:44 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 2:44 PM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:44 AM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmWest W
GuatemalaFri 1:44 PM4045 km2514 miles2184 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:44 PM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 1:44 PM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:44 PM4066 km2526 miles2195 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 1:44 PM4146 km2576 miles2238 nmNortheast NE

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