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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

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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° 45' 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"1013.39 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 minorth1013.42 mi
24 hours0° 00' 55.9"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° 37' 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"974.00 miwest0° 07' 54.1"9.06 minorth973.75 mi
24 hours11° 19' 23.3"759.08 mieast2° 48' 33.4"193.17 minorth778.38 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 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:36 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 1:36 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:36 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoFri 1:36 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:36 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:36 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:36 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:36 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 2:36 PM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmEast-southeast ESE
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