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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 42' South
Longitude: 166° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"1003.70 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 minorth1003.73 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.1"0.39 mieast0° 19' 21.8"22.19 minorth22.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 60' South
Longitude: 174° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.27 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.08 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.4"964.61 miwest0° 09' 04.5"10.40 minorth965.00 mi
24 hours346° 45' 22.3"885.00 miwest4° 00' 02.1"275.03 minorth933.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:20 PM590 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM602 km374 miles325 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM767 km476 miles414 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiSat 12:20 PM988 km614 miles534 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 11:20 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmWest-southwest WSW
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