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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 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 172° 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"1013.61 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.1"1.09 miwest0° 20' 53.8"23.94 minorth23.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' North, Longitude: 107° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.15 meters/second, 1563.0 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 843.9 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' 45.5"970.96 miwest0° 07' 31.3"8.62 minorth970.71 mi
24 hours11° 20' 41.3"758.20 mieast2° 38' 51.6"182.06 minorth774.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:44 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:44 PM181 km112 miles98 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:44 PM286 km178 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 12:44 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuSat 11:44 AM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuSat 12:44 PM716 km445 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:44 PM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiSat 12:44 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 12:44 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 11:44 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
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