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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 20' South
Longitude: 176° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.20 meters/second, 1631.5 km/hour, 1013.8 miles/hour or 881.0 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"1013.72 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.75 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"1.10 miwest0° 20' 54.1"23.95 minorth23.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 03' North
Longitude: 118° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.97 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"970.61 miwest0° 07' 28.0"8.56 minorth970.36 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.8"758.15 mieast2° 37' 28.8"180.49 minorth774.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSat 12:26 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
NadiSat 12:26 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 12:26 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 11:26 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 2:26 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 1:26 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandFri 12:26 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 12:26 PM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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