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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

UTC time = Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 12:36:00 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).

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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° 31' 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"1013.66 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1013.69 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° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 31' 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"970.46 miWest0° 07' 27.5"8.55 miNorth970.21 mi
24 hours11° 20' 55.1"758.07 miEast2° 37' 11.6"180.15 miNorth774.38 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 PM663 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
NadiSat 12:36 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaSat 12:36 PM692 km430 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 12:36 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 11:36 AM868 km540 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSat 11:36 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:36 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 2:36 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast E

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