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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' South, Longitude: 94° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.45 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"1011.95 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1011.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.9"0.84 miwest0° 20' 39.4"23.67 minorth23.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 44° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.48 meters/second, 1589.3 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"987.40 miwest0° 09' 31.9"10.92 minorth987.20 mi
24 hours11° 15' 25.6"764.95 mieast3° 30' 39.4"241.35 minorth797.41 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 12:34 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 1:34 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:34 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:34 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoThu 1:34 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:34 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 2:34 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaThu 12:34 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:34 PM2951 km1834 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 2:34 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmEast E
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