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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 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 72° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.89 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"1019.76 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.2"2.03 miwest0° 21' 43.7"24.89 minorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 46° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.96 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 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' 51.4"943.66 miwest0° 02' 39.6"3.05 misouth943.79 mi
24 hours11° 37' 50.7"756.27 mieast1° 29' 30.1"102.61 misouth766.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaWed 1:02 PM395 km245 miles213 nmEast E
Rio BrancoWed 1:02 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E
LimaWed 12:02 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArequipaWed 12:02 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth S
RiberaltaWed 1:02 PM690 km429 miles372 nmEast E
La PazWed 1:02 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSoutheast SE
SucreWed 1:02 PM1198 km745 miles647 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:02 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoWed 12:02 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausWed 1:02 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
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