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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 = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 6:36:00 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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 25' South, Longitude: 95° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.06 meters/second, 1631.0 km/hour, 1013.5 miles/hour or 880.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"1013.32 miWest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 miNorth1013.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 55.8"1.05 miWest0° 20' 51.3"23.89 miNorth23.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' North, Longitude: 33° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.48 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"973.94 miWest0° 07' 54.3"9.06 miNorth973.70 mi
24 hours11° 19' 22.9"759.03 miEast2° 48' 35.4"193.20 miNorth778.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:36 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:36 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 1:36 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:36 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoFri 1:36 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:36 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:36 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:36 PM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:36 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 2:36 PM2980 km1851 miles1609 nmEast-southeast ESE

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