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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 140° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.35 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.4"996.06 miwest0° 00' 44.7"0.85 minorth996.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 20.7"1.49 mieast0° 18' 02.3"20.67 minorth20.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 128° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"950.98 miwest0° 06' 29.8"7.45 misouth950.72 mi
24 hours13° 48' 24.6"909.50 mieast2° 04' 08.0"142.31 misouth915.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 12:04 PM809 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
Gambier IslandsSun 12:34 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:34 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 11:34 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 11:34 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:34 AM3153 km1959 miles1702 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 11:34 AM3390 km2107 miles1831 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 4:34 PM3411 km2119 miles1842 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoMon 10:34 AM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmWest W
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