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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 areas 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 12:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 452.60 meters/second, 1629.4 kilometres/hour, 1012.4 miles/hour or 879.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1012.30 miWest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 miNorth1012.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.5"0.89 miWest0° 20' 42.3"23.72 miNorth23.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' North, Longitude: 131° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 440.05 meters/second, 1584.2 kilometres/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"984.20 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miNorth983.98 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.3"763.13 miEast3° 20' 44.4"230.00 miNorth792.19 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:34 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:34 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaFri 12:34 PM624 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 12:34 PM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM913 km568 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 12:34 PM957 km594 miles517 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW

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