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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 5:12:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 74° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 455.89 meters/second, 1641.2 kilometres/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1019.69 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.72 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 44° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 kilometres/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"943.63 miWest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 miSouth943.77 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.2"756.22 miEast1° 29' 49.9"102.98 miSouth766.66 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuancayoWed 12:12 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimaWed 12:12 PM309 km192 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
CallaoWed 12:12 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:12 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSoutheast SE
TrujilloWed 12:12 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
CobijaWed 1:12 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
ArequipaWed 12:12 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoWed 1:12 PM744 km462 miles402 nmEast E
IquitosWed 12:12 PM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
RiberaltaWed 1:12 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E

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