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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: 124° 16' 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"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.6"1014.84 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1014.87 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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.97 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"959.39 miwest0° 05' 52.1"6.73 minorth959.16 mi
24 hours11° 26' 46.4"756.08 mieast1° 57' 14.4"134.40 minorth763.83 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 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:30 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:30 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:30 AM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:30 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:30 PM4021 km2499 miles2171 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 2:30 PM4440 km2759 miles2398 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 2:30 PM4747 km2950 miles2563 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 2:30 PM4805 km2986 miles2595 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 9:30 AM4944 km3072 miles2670 nmWest-southwest WSW
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