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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 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 126° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.29 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"1016.17 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1016.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.2"1.47 miwest0° 21' 14.7"24.34 minorth24.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 16' North, Longitude: 40° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 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' 13.2"948.26 miwest0° 03' 46.3"4.32 minorth948.09 mi
24 hours11° 33' 48.3"755.24 mieast1° 05' 15.8"74.83 minorth756.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:40 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:40 PM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:40 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 10:40 AM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:40 AM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:40 PM4278 km2658 miles2310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 2:40 PM4588 km2851 miles2477 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 9:40 AM4689 km2914 miles2532 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 10:40 AM4883 km3034 miles2637 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 2:40 PM4945 km3073 miles2670 nmNortheast NE
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