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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 177° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.60 meters/second, 1629.3 km/hour, 1012.4 miles/hour or 879.8 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' 01.8"1012.29 miwest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 minorth1012.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.4"0.89 miwest0° 20' 42.3"23.72 minorth23.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' North, Longitude: 128° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.09 meters/second, 1584.3 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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' 52.5"984.29 miwest0° 09' 09.8"10.50 minorth984.07 mi
24 hours11° 15' 59.1"763.17 mieast3° 21' 01.2"230.32 minorth792.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaFri 12:24 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
NadiFri 12:24 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 12:24 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuFri 12:24 PM686 km427 miles371 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoFri 1:24 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:24 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
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