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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 = Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:24:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 177° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.98 meters/second, 1627.1 km/hour, 1011.1 miles/hour or 878.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.85 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1010.90 miWest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 miNorth1010.93 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.4"0.68 miWest0° 20' 30.1"23.49 miNorth23.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' North, Longitude: 140° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.25 meters/second, 1602.9 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.4"995.87 miWest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 miNorth995.74 mi
24 hours11° 15' 52.0"772.11 miEast3° 57' 55.9"272.54 miNorth814.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LabasaThu 12:24 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LautokaThu 12:24 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth S
NadiThu 12:24 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM530 km330 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LevukaThu 12:24 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 12:24 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuThu 12:24 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:24 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 2:24 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast E
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSoutheast SE

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