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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 areas 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 11:36:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 453.18 meters/second, 1631.5 kilometres/hour, 1013.7 miles/hour or 880.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 434.19 meters/second, 1563.1 kilometres/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoFri 12:36 PM214 km133 miles116 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 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtafuSat 12:36 PM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:36 AM627 km389 miles338 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:36 PM744 km462 miles402 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

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