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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 = Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:20:00 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 Friday, February 8, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 166° 27' 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"1003.63 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miNorth1003.66 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 Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 174° 24' 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"964.53 miWest0° 09' 04.4"10.40 miNorth964.92 mi
24 hours346° 45' 20.6"884.96 miWest4° 00' 00.2"274.98 miNorth933.88 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 PM461 km286 miles249 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:20 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM632 km393 miles341 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM785 km487 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM915 km568 miles494 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 12:20 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSat 11:20 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest-southwest WSW

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