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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' South, Longitude: 123° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.70 meters/second, 1633.3 km/hour, 1014.9 miles/hour or 881.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.6"1014.77 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1014.80 mi
24 hours0° 01' 07.4"1.27 miwest0° 21' 03.6"24.13 minorth24.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' North, Longitude: 49° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.98 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"959.34 miwest0° 05' 52.3"6.73 minorth959.10 mi
24 hours11° 26' 46.1"756.03 mieast1° 57' 16.8"134.43 minorth763.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:30 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:30 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:30 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:30 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:30 PM3992 km2481 miles2156 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 10:30 AM3996 km2483 miles2158 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySat 2:30 PM4421 km2747 miles2387 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 2:30 PM4723 km2935 miles2550 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 2:30 PM4781 km2971 miles2581 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 2:30 PM4954 km3078 miles2675 nmEast-northeast ENE
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