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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' South, Longitude: 173° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 444.08 meters/second, 1598.7 kilometres/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.4"993.14 miWest0° 00' 43.3"0.83 miNorth993.18 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.0"1.90 miEast0° 17' 30.2"20.06 miNorth20.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 58° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 kilometres/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.38 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.7"982.47 miWest0° 10' 09.9"11.64 miSouth982.25 mi
24 hours12° 35' 19.7"853.71 miEast3° 46' 05.2"259.04 miSouth886.14 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSat 12:40 PM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiSat 12:40 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 12:40 PM551 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
LevukaSat 12:40 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
LabasaSat 12:40 PM636 km395 miles344 nmEast E
LuganvilleSat 11:40 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:40 AM949 km590 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSat 1:40 PM1290 km801 miles696 nmEast-southeast ESE

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