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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 = Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 7:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 106° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.29 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 59.3"1004.86 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miNorth1004.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 miEast0° 19' 33.9"22.42 miNorth22.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 114° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.32 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.5"979.25 miWest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 miNorth979.63 mi
24 hours12° 42' 54.0"861.23 miEast4° 29' 11.8"308.35 miNorth920.49 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 *Sat 2:20 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:20 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSat 11:20 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 2:20 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmEast E
QuitoSat 2:20 PM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 1:20 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSat 1:20 PM3654 km2270 miles1973 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:20 PM3659 km2273 miles1975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 1:20 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 1:20 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmNortheast NE

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