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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 124° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.28 meters/second, 1635.4 km/hour, 1016.2 miles/hour or 883.1 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"1016.16 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1016.18 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.0"1.47 miwest0° 21' 14.6"24.34 minorth24.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 15' North, Longitude: 38° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.04 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"948.32 miwest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 minorth948.15 mi
24 hours11° 33' 45.7"755.24 mieast1° 05' 38.0"75.25 minorth756.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:30 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:30 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:30 AM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 10:30 AM3924 km2438 miles2119 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:30 AM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:30 PM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 2:30 PM4411 km2741 miles2382 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 2:30 PM4725 km2936 miles2551 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 2:30 PM4785 km2973 miles2584 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 9:30 AM4952 km3077 miles2674 nmWest-southwest WSW
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