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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 162° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.48 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' 04.0"1018.83 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.7"1.88 miwest0° 21' 36.4"24.75 minorth24.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 52° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.52 meters/second, 1513.9 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"940.43 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth940.48 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.6"755.76 mieast0° 49' 04.3"56.26 misouth759.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoTue 12:02 PM980 km609 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM990 km615 miles535 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:02 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 1:02 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 12:02 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 1:02 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaWed 12:02 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmWest W
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