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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 124° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.10 meters/second, 1631.2 km/hour, 1013.6 miles/hour or 880.8 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"1013.43 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 minorth1013.46 mi
24 hours0° 00' 56.7"1.06 miwest0° 20' 52.2"23.91 minorth23.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' North, Longitude: 61° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"972.80 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 minorth972.55 mi
24 hours11° 19' 52.0"758.69 mieast2° 44' 53.5"188.96 minorth777.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:34 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:34 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 10:34 AM3827 km2378 miles2066 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3910 km2429 miles2111 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:34 PM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 2:34 PM4518 km2808 miles2440 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 2:34 PM4831 km3002 miles2609 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 9:34 AM4860 km3020 miles2624 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorFri 2:34 PM4890 km3039 miles2641 nmNortheast NE
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