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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 = Friday, February 15, 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 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
LabasaFri 12:24 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaFri 12:24 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
NadiFri 12:24 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
LevukaFri 12:24 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:24 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuFri 12:24 PM686 km427 miles371 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:24 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 1:24 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSoutheast SE

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