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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 = Monday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26:00 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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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° 16' 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"1025.50 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miNorth1025.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.5"2.92 miWest0° 22' 28.1"25.73 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° 57' 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"1001.87 miWest0° 11' 16.8"12.92 miSouth1002.07 mi
24 hours11° 27' 03.1"789.79 miEast4° 36' 50.0"317.02 miSouth852.49 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 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:26 PM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 10:26 AM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:26 PM3831 km2380 miles2068 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 10:26 AM3960 km2461 miles2138 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityMon 2:26 PM4092 km2542 miles2209 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaMon 10:26 AM4148 km2578 miles2240 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaMon 2:26 PM4444 km2761 miles2400 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:26 PM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 2:26 PM4703 km2923 miles2540 nmEast-northeast ENE

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