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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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 41' South
Longitude: 74° 51' 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"1019.77 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.3"2.03 miwest0° 21' 43.7"24.89 minorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 59' North
Longitude: 44° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 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"943.70 miwest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 misouth943.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.0"756.27 mieast1° 29' 52.3"103.03 misouth766.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuancayoWed 12:12 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaWed 12:12 PM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoWed 1:12 PM775 km482 miles418 nmEast E
La PazWed 1:12 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:12 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:12 PM1223 km760 miles661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreWed 1:12 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmSoutheast SE
CaliWed 12:12 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 12:12 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
ManausWed 1:12 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
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