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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 79° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.42 meters/second, 1628.7 km/hour, 1012.0 miles/hour or 879.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1011.89 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1011.92 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.3"0.83 miwest0° 20' 38.9"23.66 minorth23.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 29° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.71 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.3"987.92 miwest0° 09' 35.6"10.99 minorth987.72 mi
24 hours11° 15' 21.7"765.28 mieast3° 32' 16.2"243.19 minorth798.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:34 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:34 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:34 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:34 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:34 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:34 PM1397 km868 miles755 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:34 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 1:34 PM1718 km1067 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:34 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:34 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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