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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 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 21' South
Longitude: 172° 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"1013.68 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.71 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.1"1.09 miwest0° 20' 53.8"23.94 minorth23.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' North
Longitude: 108° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.15 meters/second, 1562.9 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"971.01 miwest0° 07' 31.3"8.62 minorth970.77 mi
24 hours11° 20' 41.5"758.25 mieast2° 38' 49.4"182.03 minorth774.98 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 1:44 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:44 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 12:44 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mata-UtuSat 11:44 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuSat 12:44 PM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 12:44 PM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PangaiSat 12:44 PM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:44 AM976 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
RawakiSat 12:44 PM981 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 12:44 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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