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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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 147° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.45 meters/second, 1639.6 km/hour, 1018.8 miles/hour or 885.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.9"1018.78 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.1"1.87 miwest0° 21' 36.0"24.74 minorth24.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 37° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.68 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"940.35 miwest0° 00' 51.3"0.98 misouth940.39 mi
24 hours11° 39' 47.3"755.73 mieast0° 46' 47.7"53.66 misouth759.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 12:02 PM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeTue 12:32 PM886 km551 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaTue 12:02 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:02 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 2:02 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiTue 11:02 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:02 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 11:02 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmWest-northwest WNW
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