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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 177° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.50 meters/second, 1639.8 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"1018.89 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.91 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.0"1.89 miwest0° 21' 36.8"24.76 minorth24.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 66° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"940.53 miwest0° 01' 02.7"1.20 misouth940.58 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.5"755.78 mieast0° 51' 20.7"58.87 misouth760.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuWed 12:02 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 2:02 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 2:02 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoTue 1:02 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 12:02 PM918 km570 miles496 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuWed 1:02 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LautokaWed 12:02 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSouthwest SW
NadiWed 12:02 PM947 km589 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
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