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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 57' South
Longitude: 159° 50' 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"1018.83 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.85 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 31' North
Longitude: 49° 35' 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"940.42 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth940.46 mi
24 hours11° 39' 45.0"755.75 mieast0° 48' 41.5"55.83 misouth759.78 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 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:52 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 12:52 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 11:52 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 12:52 PM1444 km898 miles780 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 11:52 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:52 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 10:52 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmWest W
SuvaWed 10:52 AM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
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