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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 164° 33' 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"1018.77 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.80 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.7"1.88 miwest0° 21' 36.5"24.75 minorth24.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 54° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.53 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"940.38 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth940.43 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.1"755.71 mieast0° 49' 24.5"56.65 misouth759.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 12:12 PM752 km467 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoTue 12:12 PM762 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 1:12 PM847 km526 miles457 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:12 PM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:12 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 1:12 PM1247 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaWed 12:12 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:12 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 1:12 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 11:12 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmWest W
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