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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 57' South
Longitude: 164° 50' 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"1018.84 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.87 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.7"1.88 miwest0° 21' 36.5"24.75 minorth24.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 31' North
Longitude: 54° 25' 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"940.45 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth940.50 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.1"755.76 mieast0° 49' 27.0"56.70 misouth759.88 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 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoTue 12:12 PM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 1:12 PM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:12 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 1:12 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaWed 12:12 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:12 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiWed 11:12 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 11:12 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 1:12 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmEast-southeast ESE
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