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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

UTC time = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:44:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 172° 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"1012.31 miWest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 miNorth1012.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.6"0.89 miWest0° 20' 42.5"23.72 miNorth23.74 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.01 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 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"984.11 miWest0° 09' 08.5"10.47 miNorth983.89 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.6"763.08 miEast3° 20' 27.6"229.68 miNorth792.05 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 AM658 km409 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:44 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaFri 12:44 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
NadiFri 12:44 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 12:44 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:44 PM862 km536 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaFri 12:44 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaFri 11:44 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:44 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 12:44 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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