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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 41' South
Longitude: 172° 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"1012.38 miwest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 minorth1012.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.6"0.89 miwest0° 20' 42.5"23.73 minorth23.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 45' North
Longitude: 133° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.00 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.3 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"984.16 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 minorth983.95 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.6"763.13 mieast3° 20' 25.6"229.66 minorth792.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:44 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:44 AM701 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaFri 12:44 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
NadiFri 12:44 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 12:44 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaFri 12:44 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 11:44 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:44 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 12:44 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 12:44 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
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