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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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' South, Longitude: 95° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.83 meters/second, 1626.6 km/hour, 1010.7 miles/hour or 878.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.2"1010.63 miwest0° 00' 50.9"0.97 minorth1010.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.7"0.63 miwest0° 20' 27.1"23.43 minorth23.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' North, Longitude: 55° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"998.14 miwest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 minorth998.03 mi
24 hours11° 16' 48.8"775.01 mieast4° 05' 41.2"281.43 minorth820.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:34 PM1486 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaWed 1:34 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 1:34 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Wed 1:34 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoWed 1:34 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:34 PM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 2:34 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmEast E
ManaguaWed 12:34 PM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:34 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoWed 2:34 PM3009 km1869 miles1625 nmEast E
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