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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 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 20' South
Longitude: 174° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.21 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"1013.73 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"1.10 miwest0° 20' 54.2"23.95 minorth23.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 04' North
Longitude: 120° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.93 meters/second, 1562.2 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.5 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"970.53 miwest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 minorth970.29 mi
24 hours11° 20' 54.9"758.13 mieast2° 37' 13.3"180.20 minorth774.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
LautokaSat 12:34 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiSat 12:34 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 11:34 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSat 11:34 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:34 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 2:34 PM1472 km914 miles795 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:34 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
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