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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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 76° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.24 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.2"1004.74 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 minorth1004.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.4"0.23 mieast0° 19' 32.8"22.40 minorth22.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 85° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.20 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.5"977.83 miwest0° 10' 29.6"12.02 minorth978.22 mi
24 hours12° 45' 59.8"863.62 mieast4° 26' 53.9"305.73 minorth922.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IcaSat 12:20 PM84 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 12:20 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:20 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaSat 12:20 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaSat 1:20 PM916 km569 miles495 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 1:20 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM1406 km873 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:20 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth N
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