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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 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 174° 32' 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"16.87 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' North, Longitude: 131° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.04 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 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"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"984.18 miwest0° 09' 09.1"10.48 minorth983.96 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.5"763.12 mieast3° 20' 41.0"229.93 minorth792.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaFri 12:36 PM628 km391 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:36 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaFri 12:36 PM666 km414 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 12:36 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 12:36 PM733 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleFri 11:36 AM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:36 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 11:36 AM1364 km848 miles736 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:36 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:36 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast E
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