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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° 30' 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"1015.00 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1015.02 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° 10' 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"957.21 miwest0° 05' 31.6"6.34 minorth956.99 mi
24 hours11° 28' 01.5"755.78 mieast1° 48' 42.1"124.60 minorth762.10 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 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNortheast NE
LautokaSun 12:36 PM698 km433 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiSun 12:36 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaSun 12:36 PM719 km447 miles388 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 12:36 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSun 11:36 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM920 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSun 11:36 AM1423 km884 miles769 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 12:36 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth N
NukualofaSun 1:36 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
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