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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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' South, Longitude: 174° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.80 meters/second, 1633.7 km/hour, 1015.1 miles/hour or 882.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"1015.07 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1015.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 09.2"1.30 miwest0° 21' 05.5"24.16 minorth24.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' North, Longitude: 109° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.03 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"957.27 miwest0° 05' 31.5"6.33 minorth957.04 mi
24 hours11° 28' 02.0"755.83 mieast1° 48' 39.6"124.57 minorth762.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
LautokaSun 12:36 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiSun 12:36 PM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSun 12:36 PM816 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSun 11:36 AM857 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM899 km559 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSun 11:36 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 12:36 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
YarenSun 12:36 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSun 1:36 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmSoutheast SE
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