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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 174° 15' 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' North, Longitude: 120° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.93 meters/second, 1562.1 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"970.51 miwest0° 07' 27.3"8.54 minorth970.27 mi
24 hours11° 20' 55.3"758.12 mieast2° 37' 09.4"180.12 minorth774.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LautokaSat 12:36 PM677 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
NadiSat 12:36 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 12:36 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleSat 11:36 AM841 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM873 km543 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSat 11:36 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:36 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 2:36 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:36 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNorth N
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