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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 21' South
Longitude: 170° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.18 meters/second, 1631.5 km/hour, 1013.7 miles/hour or 880.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.90 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.1"1013.67 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.70 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.1"1.09 miwest0° 20' 53.7"23.94 minorth23.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 57' North
Longitude: 106° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.18 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 844.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"971.09 miwest0° 07' 31.8"8.63 minorth970.85 mi
24 hours11° 20' 39.4"758.27 mieast2° 39' 04.8"182.32 minorth775.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Apia *Sat 1:36 PM197 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:36 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:36 PM334 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
Mata-UtuSat 11:36 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:36 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
NeiafuSat 12:36 PM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PangaiSat 12:36 PM910 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 12:36 PM955 km593 miles515 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 12:36 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:36 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmWest-northwest WNW
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