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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' South, Longitude: 57° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.86 meters/second, 1641.1 km/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1019.71 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.8"2.02 miwest0° 21' 43.3"24.88 minorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 61° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.84 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"943.40 miwest0° 02' 33.9"2.94 misouth943.53 mi
24 hours11° 38' 00.0"756.23 mieast1° 27' 17.5"100.08 misouth766.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SinopWed 12:02 PM239 km149 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:02 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausWed 12:02 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RiberaltaWed 12:02 PM952 km592 miles514 nmWest W
Rio BrancoWed 12:02 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmWest W
BrasiliaWed 1:02 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmEast-southeast ESE
SucreWed 12:02 PM1255 km780 miles677 nmSouthwest SW
La PazWed 12:02 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémWed 1:02 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Wed 1:02 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmSouth S
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