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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: 125° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.11 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"1013.50 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 minorth1013.53 mi
24 hours0° 00' 56.7"1.07 miwest0° 20' 52.2"23.91 minorth23.94 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: 62° 11' 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"972.85 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 minorth972.61 mi
24 hours11° 19' 52.3"758.74 mieast2° 44' 51.3"188.94 minorth777.05 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 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:34 PM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 10:34 AM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3881 km2412 miles2096 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:34 PM4135 km2569 miles2233 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 2:34 PM4538 km2820 miles2450 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 9:34 AM4831 km3002 miles2608 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaFri 2:34 PM4856 km3017 miles2622 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 2:34 PM4915 km3054 miles2654 nmNortheast NE
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