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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° 03' 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"1018.71 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.74 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.1"1.87 miwest0° 21' 36.0"24.74 minorth24.81 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° 13' 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"940.28 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 misouth940.32 mi
24 hours11° 39' 47.3"755.68 mieast0° 46' 45.2"53.60 misouth759.47 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 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeTue 12:32 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaTue 12:02 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:02 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 2:02 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiTue 11:02 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 AM2655 km1649 miles1433 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:02 PM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 11:02 AM3208 km1993 miles1732 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 AM3481 km2163 miles1880 nmWest-northwest WNW
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