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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 = Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11:02:00 PM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 18' South, Longitude: 162° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.92 meters/second, 1637.7 km/hour, 1017.6 miles/hour or 884.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.4"1017.51 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miNorth1017.53 mi
24 hours0° 01' 29.5"1.69 miWest0° 21' 26.3"24.56 miNorth24.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 63° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.8"941.08 miWest0° 01' 20.2"1.53 miNorth941.01 mi
24 hours11° 38' 54.4"755.28 miEast0° 05' 50.1"6.69 miNorth755.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoMon 12:02 PM997 km620 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 12:02 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Tue 1:02 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 1:02 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 12:02 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 1:02 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiTue 1:02 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaTue 12:02 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:02 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 11:02 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest W

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