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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 = Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10:52:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 159° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.47 meters/second, 1639.7 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 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"1018.75 miWest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 miNorth1018.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.5"1.88 miWest0° 21' 36.2"24.75 miNorth24.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 49° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.7 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' 00.9"0.02 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"940.35 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth940.40 mi
24 hours11° 39' 45.1"755.70 miEast0° 48' 38.9"55.78 miSouth759.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 12:52 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:52 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:52 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 12:52 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:52 AM1429 km888 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:52 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 11:52 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:52 AM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 10:52 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmWest W
SuvaWed 10:52 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmWest-southwest WSW

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