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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 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 172° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.99 meters/second, 1627.2 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' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1010.99 miwest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 minorth1011.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.5"0.69 miwest0° 20' 30.3"23.49 minorth23.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 145° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 45.7"995.80 miwest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 minorth995.66 mi
24 hours11° 15' 49.4"772.00 mieast3° 57' 26.8"272.00 minorth814.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:44 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 11:44 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaThu 12:44 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
NadiThu 12:44 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 12:44 PM869 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 12:44 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 11:44 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 11:44 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 12:44 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 12:44 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth N
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