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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' South, Longitude: 177° 16' 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"1010.97 miwest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 minorth1011.00 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.24 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"995.93 miwest0° 10' 32.8"12.08 minorth995.80 mi
24 hours11° 15' 51.9"772.15 mieast3° 57' 54.4"272.53 minorth814.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaThu 12:24 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth S
NadiThu 12:24 PM529 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 12:24 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaThu 12:24 PM579 km360 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaThu 11:24 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 2:24 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast E
NukualofaThu 1:24 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 1:24 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:24 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandWed 12:24 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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