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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 6:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' South, Longitude: 92° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.44 meters/second, 1628.8 km/hour, 1012.1 miles/hour or 879.5 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"1011.94 miWest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 miNorth1011.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.7"0.84 miWest0° 20' 39.3"23.66 miNorth23.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' North, Longitude: 41° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.51 meters/second, 1589.4 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.46 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"987.49 miWest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 miNorth987.28 mi
24 hours11° 15' 25.0"765.01 miEast3° 30' 55.7"241.65 miNorth797.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:24 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:24 PM1679 km1043 miles906 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:24 PM1811 km1126 miles978 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 1:24 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:24 PM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 2:24 PM2651 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 12:24 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 2:24 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmEast E
BogotaThu 1:24 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNortheast NE
PanamaThu 1:24 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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