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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 = Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 5:34:00 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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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
LojaThu 12:34 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:34 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:34 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:34 PM1360 km845 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:34 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:34 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 1:34 PM1718 km1067 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 12:34 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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