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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° 22' 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"1020.06 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.09 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 40° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 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' 53.0"945.41 miwest0° 03' 13.3"3.70 misouth945.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 47.7"756.50 mieast1° 42' 40.4"117.71 misouth769.47 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 PM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 12:02 PM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:02 PM1084 km674 miles586 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 1:02 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 12:02 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 1:02 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaThu 12:02 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest W
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