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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 172° 01' 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"1013.67 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1013.70 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"1.10 miWest0° 20' 54.3"23.95 miNorth23.97 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: 122° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.89 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"970.36 miWest0° 07' 26.7"8.53 miNorth970.11 mi
24 hours11° 20' 57.8"758.05 miEast2° 36' 52.3"179.78 miNorth774.28 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 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:46 AM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaSat 12:46 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
NadiSat 12:46 PM838 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 12:46 PM894 km555 miles483 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaSat 12:46 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 12:46 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
NoumeaSat 11:46 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 11:46 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 12:46 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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