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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 159° 52' 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"1020.05 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.08 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.7"2.07 miwest0° 21' 46.0"24.94 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° 55' 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"945.35 miwest0° 03' 12.4"3.68 misouth945.52 mi
24 hours11° 36' 49.5"756.50 mieast1° 42' 18.7"117.29 misouth769.39 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 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:52 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:52 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 12:52 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiThu 12:52 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 11:52 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaThu 11:52 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 10:52 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:52 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
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