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

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"1020.01 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.04 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.2"2.07 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 45' North
Longitude: 25° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.60 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"945.09 miwest0° 03' 07.7"3.59 misouth945.25 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.9"756.46 mieast1° 40' 29.6"115.21 misouth768.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM803 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeWed 12:32 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiWed 11:02 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 11:02 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmWest-northwest WNW
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