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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° 15' 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"23.73 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: 132° 03' 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"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"984.24 miwest0° 09' 09.0"10.48 minorth984.02 mi
24 hours11° 16' 00.8"763.16 mieast3° 20' 39.2"229.91 minorth792.20 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 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiFri 12:36 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
SuvaFri 12:36 PM751 km467 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleFri 11:36 AM826 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:36 AM848 km527 miles458 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 11:36 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 1:36 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:36 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:36 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth N
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