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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 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 46' South
Longitude: 97° 44' 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' 01.7"1012.03 miwest0° 00' 51.4"0.98 minorth1012.06 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 49' North
Longitude: 46° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.43 meters/second, 1589.2 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 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"987.37 miwest0° 09' 31.2"10.91 minorth987.17 mi
24 hours11° 15' 26.4"764.94 mieast3° 30' 21.5"241.02 minorth797.30 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 12:44 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Thu 1:44 PM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmSouthwest SW
LimaThu 1:44 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 1:44 PM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 1:44 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:44 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:44 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:44 PM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:44 PM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:44 PM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmNortheast NE
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