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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, February 11, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 45' South
Longitude: 125° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.62 meters/second, 1622.2 km/hour, 1008.0 miles/hour or 875.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1007.91 miwest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 minorth1007.94 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miwest0° 20' 02.3"22.96 minorth22.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 11, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 12' South
Longitude: 107° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.2"1002.68 miwest0° 12' 01.8"13.78 minorth1002.84 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.3"807.99 mieast4° 45' 33.2"327.02 minorth872.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM1353 km841 miles730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 10:34 AM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM3942 km2450 miles2129 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:34 PM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityMon 2:34 PM4652 km2891 miles2512 nmNortheast NE
AlofiMon 9:34 AM4798 km2981 miles2591 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaMon 2:34 PM4944 km3072 miles2670 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:34 PM4999 km3106 miles2699 nmNortheast NE
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