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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

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:52:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 159° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.02 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 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"1019.98 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 miNorth1020.01 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.7"2.07 miWest0° 21' 46.0"24.93 miNorth25.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 37° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.71 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.9"945.28 miWest0° 03' 12.3"3.68 miSouth945.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 49.8"756.44 miEast1° 42' 16.1"117.24 miSouth769.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:52 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:52 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 12:52 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 12:52 PM1373 km853 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:52 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth N
AlofiWed 11:52 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaThu 11:52 AM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 10:52 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:52 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmWest-southwest WSW

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