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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 72° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 kilometres/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1018.45 miWest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miNorth1018.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.1"1.83 miWest0° 21' 33.9"24.70 miNorth24.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 35° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 420.36 meters/second, 1513.3 kilometres/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"940.00 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth940.02 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.4"755.58 miEast0° 35' 21.1"40.53 miSouth758.10 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 12:02 PM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CobijaTue 1:02 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
Rio BrancoTue 1:02 PM478 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 12:02 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
CallaoTue 12:02 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArequipaTue 12:02 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
RiberaltaTue 1:02 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
La PazTue 1:02 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
IquitosTue 12:02 PM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth N
TrujilloTue 12:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW

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