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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 41' South
Longitude: 69° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 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' 04.2"1019.75 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.77 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.1"2.02 miwest0° 21' 43.6"24.89 minorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 59' North
Longitude: 49° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 51.3"943.61 miwest0° 02' 38.7"3.03 misouth943.75 mi
24 hours11° 37' 52.3"756.26 mieast1° 29' 08.0"102.19 misouth766.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoWed 12:52 PM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaWed 11:52 AM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La PazWed 12:52 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaWed 11:52 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreWed 12:52 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausWed 12:52 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 11:52 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoWed 11:52 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorthwest NW
CaliWed 11:52 AM1723 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaWed 11:52 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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