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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 Monday, February 25, 2013 at 20:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 123° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.47 meters/second, 1650.5 km/hour, 1025.6 miles/hour or 891.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1025.57 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.5"2.92 miwest0° 22' 28.1"25.74 minorth25.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 25, 2013 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' North, Longitude: 54° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.7"1001.94 miwest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 misouth1002.15 mi
24 hours11° 27' 03.5"789.86 mieast4° 36' 50.6"317.05 misouth852.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:26 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:26 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:26 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:26 PM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 10:26 AM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 2:26 PM4111 km2555 miles2220 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaMon 10:26 AM4120 km2560 miles2225 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaMon 2:26 PM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:26 PM4537 km2819 miles2450 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 2:26 PM4730 km2939 miles2554 nmEast-northeast ENE
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