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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° 43' 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"1004.81 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 minorth1004.84 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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.20 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.9 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"977.91 miwest0° 10' 29.7"12.02 minorth978.31 mi
24 hours12° 45' 58.1"863.66 mieast4° 26' 55.3"305.77 minorth922.09 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 PM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 12:20 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth N
ArequipaSat 12:20 PM598 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
La PazSat 1:20 PM949 km590 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 1:20 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreSat 1:20 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:20 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:20 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
CaliSat 12:20 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:20 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNorthwest NW
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