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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 8:40:00 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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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° 31' 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"1016.09 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miNorth1016.12 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.5 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' 13.3"948.20 miWest0° 03' 46.3"4.33 miNorth948.03 mi
24 hours11° 33' 48.1"755.18 miEast1° 05' 18.4"74.87 miNorth756.35 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 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:40 PM2475 km1538 miles1337 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:40 AM2564 km1593 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 10:40 AM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:40 AM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:40 PM4248 km2640 miles2294 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 2:40 PM4567 km2838 miles2466 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 9:40 AM4719 km2932 miles2548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 10:40 AM4914 km3053 miles2653 nmWest W
GuatemalaSun 2:40 PM4920 km3057 miles2657 nmNortheast NE

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