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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 = Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:26:00 AM.

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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 177° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 453.20 meters/second, 1631.5 kilometres/hour, 1013.8 miles/hour or 881.0 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"1013.65 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1013.68 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 Latitude: 15° 03' North, Longitude: 118° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 433.97 meters/second, 1562.3 kilometres/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 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"16.18 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"970.55 miWest0° 07' 28.1"8.56 miNorth970.31 mi
24 hours11° 20' 52.4"758.10 miEast2° 37' 30.8"180.52 miNorth774.49 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
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LabasaSat 12:26 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LautokaSat 12:26 PM584 km363 miles316 nmSouth S
NadiSat 12:26 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSouth S
LevukaSat 12:26 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 12:26 PM659 km409 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mata-UtuSat 12:26 PM747 km464 miles403 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:26 AM1110 km690 miles600 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 2:26 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSoutheast SE

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