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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 147° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 456.00 meters/second, 1641.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"1019.94 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 miNorth1019.96 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.2"2.06 miWest0° 21' 45.6"24.93 miNorth25.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 25° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 422.59 meters/second, 1521.3 kilometres/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.76 miWest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"945.02 miWest0° 03' 07.6"3.59 miSouth945.18 mi
24 hours11° 36' 59.2"756.41 miEast1° 40' 27.1"115.15 miSouth768.92 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Wed 12:02 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouthwest SW
TaiohaeWed 12:32 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM1786 km1110 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM1795 km1116 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:02 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2709 km1683 miles1462 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:02 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW

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