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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 02' South
Longitude: 78° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.35 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' 03.9"1018.54 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 minorth1018.57 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.3"1.84 miwest0° 21' 34.1"24.71 minorth24.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 29° 16' 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' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"940.08 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 misouth940.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.3"755.64 mieast0° 36' 18.5"41.63 misouth758.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CallaoTue 12:26 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
LimaTue 12:26 PM181 km113 miles98 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilTue 12:26 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 1:26 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:26 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth N
La PazTue 1:26 PM1258 km781 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliTue 12:26 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNorth N
SucreTue 1:26 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:26 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaTue 12:26 PM1795 km1116 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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