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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' South, Longitude: 162° 05' 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"1019.99 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 40° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.73 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"945.34 miwest0° 03' 13.3"3.69 misouth945.50 mi
24 hours11° 36' 47.9"756.45 mieast1° 42' 38.0"117.65 misouth769.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 12:02 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:02 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 1:02 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 12:02 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM1475 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 1:02 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:02 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest W
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