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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 72° 23' 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"1020.96 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 minorth1020.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.7"2.21 miwest0° 21' 53.2"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° 29' North, Longitude: 58° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.87 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"952.44 miwest0° 04' 52.1"5.58 misouth952.68 mi
24 hours11° 32' 44.6"757.57 mieast2° 20' 47.6"161.38 misouth779.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaThu 1:02 PM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoThu 1:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
LimaThu 12:02 PM543 km337 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArequipaThu 12:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth S
RiberaltaThu 1:02 PM697 km433 miles376 nmEast E
La PazThu 1:02 PM825 km513 miles445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 12:02 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorthwest NW
SucreThu 1:02 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 12:02 PM1304 km811 miles704 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausThu 1:02 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmEast-northeast ENE
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