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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 170° 29' 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"1013.60 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.63 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 Latitude: 14° 57' North, Longitude: 105° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.19 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.3 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"971.04 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth970.79 mi
24 hours11° 20' 39.0"758.22 mieast2° 39' 07.0"182.35 minorth775.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 12:36 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:36 PM216 km134 miles116 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:36 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:36 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:36 AM627 km389 miles338 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:36 PM744 km462 miles401 nmSouth S
NeiafuSat 12:36 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PangaiSat 12:36 PM923 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 12:36 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 12:36 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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