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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 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' South, Longitude: 87° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.91 meters/second, 1641.3 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"1019.81 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.7"2.03 miwest0° 21' 44.1"24.90 minorth24.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 32° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.08 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"943.93 miwest0° 02' 45.3"3.16 misouth944.07 mi
24 hours11° 37' 40.9"756.30 mieast1° 31' 42.6"105.14 misouth767.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:02 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaWed 1:02 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 1:02 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:02 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNortheast NE
CaliWed 1:02 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoWed 2:02 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmEast E
La PazWed 2:02 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 1:02 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:02 PM2307 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth N
PanamaWed 1:02 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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