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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 5:02:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 72° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.42 meters/second, 1643.1 km/hour, 1021.0 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1020.89 miWest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 miNorth1020.91 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.7"2.21 miWest0° 21' 53.1"25.07 miNorth25.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 58° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"952.36 miWest0° 04' 52.0"5.58 miSouth952.60 mi
24 hours11° 32' 44.8"757.52 miEast2° 20' 45.4"161.33 miSouth779.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:02 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth S
CobijaThu 1:02 PM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:02 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast E
LimaThu 12:02 PM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
CallaoThu 12:02 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaThu 1:02 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 12:02 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
IquitosThu 12:02 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
TrujilloThu 12:02 PM799 km496 miles431 nmWest-northwest WNW
La PazThu 1:02 PM809 km502 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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