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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

UTC time = Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 7:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 109° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.26 meters/second, 1635.3 km/hour, 1016.2 miles/hour or 883.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.94 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.94 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.9"1016.03 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miNorth1016.06 mi
24 hours0° 01' 17.6"1.46 miWest0° 21' 14.1"24.33 miNorth24.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 23° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.1"948.65 miWest0° 03' 52.6"4.45 miNorth948.47 mi
24 hours11° 33' 29.8"755.20 miEast1° 07' 53.1"77.83 miNorth756.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 2:30 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:30 PM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 11:30 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 2:30 PM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 1:30 PM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:30 PM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 2:30 PM3602 km2238 miles1945 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 1:30 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 1:30 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 1:30 PM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmNortheast NE

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