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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 47' South
Longitude: 80° 14' 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"1011.97 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1012.00 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' North
Longitude: 29° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.70 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"987.98 miwest0° 09' 35.5"10.99 minorth987.78 mi
24 hours11° 15' 21.7"765.33 mieast3° 32' 14.3"243.17 minorth798.34 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 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilThu 12:34 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:34 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:34 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:34 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:34 AM1671 km1039 miles903 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 1:34 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:34 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:34 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 12:34 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
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