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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 11:34:00 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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 169° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.57 meters/second, 1629.3 km/hour, 1012.4 miles/hour or 879.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.87 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"1012.24 miWest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 miNorth1012.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.1"0.88 miWest0° 20' 41.9"23.71 miNorth23.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' North, Longitude: 116° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.29 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"984.74 miWest0° 09' 13.0"10.56 miNorth984.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 53.3"763.41 miEast3° 22' 25.4"231.92 miNorth793.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoThu 12:34 PM192 km119 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:34 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:34 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:34 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mata-UtuFri 11:34 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:34 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth S
NeiafuFri 12:34 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PangaiFri 12:34 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 12:34 PM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth N
NukualofaFri 12:34 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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