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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 1:36:00 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 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 159° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.23 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"1013.72 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1013.74 mi
24 hours0° 00' 59.0"1.11 miWest0° 20' 54.7"23.96 miNorth23.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 135° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.67 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"969.88 miWest0° 07' 22.8"8.46 miNorth969.63 mi
24 hours11° 21' 11.3"757.93 miEast2° 35' 15.9"177.94 miNorth773.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:36 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
GizoSat 12:36 PM551 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaSat 11:36 AM802 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 12:36 PM899 km559 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukaSat 11:36 AM930 km578 miles502 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 12:36 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:36 PM1324 km822 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 11:36 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 1:36 PM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsSat 11:36 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW

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