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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 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 171° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.21 meters/second, 1631.6 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"1013.74 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"1.10 miwest0° 20' 54.3"23.95 minorth23.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' North, Longitude: 123° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.88 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 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' 44.9"970.42 miwest0° 07' 26.6"8.53 minorth970.17 mi
24 hours11° 20' 58.0"758.10 mieast2° 36' 50.3"179.76 minorth774.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:46 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:46 AM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaSat 12:46 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
NadiSat 12:46 PM859 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 12:46 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:46 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaSat 11:46 AM1234 km767 miles667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 11:46 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 12:46 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:46 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNorth N
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