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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 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 174° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.60 meters/second, 1629.4 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"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1012.37 miwest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 minorth1012.40 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° 44' North, Longitude: 131° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.04 meters/second, 1584.2 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 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"984.25 miwest0° 09' 09.1"10.49 minorth984.04 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.4"763.17 mieast3° 20' 42.5"229.98 minorth792.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:34 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:34 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 12:34 PM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM877 km545 miles473 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM889 km553 miles480 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:34 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
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