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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 02' South
Longitude: 72° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.8"1018.52 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 minorth1018.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.1"1.83 miwest0° 21' 33.9"24.71 minorth24.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 35° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.36 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"940.07 miwest0° 00' 22.6"0.43 misouth940.09 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.4"755.63 mieast0° 35' 23.6"40.58 misouth758.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoTue 1:02 PM508 km315 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 12:02 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArequipaTue 12:02 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouth S
La PazTue 1:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
SucreTue 1:02 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilTue 12:02 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoTue 12:02 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausTue 1:02 PM1617 km1004 miles873 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliTue 12:02 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 12:02 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth N
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