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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 35' South, Longitude: 164° 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"1020.00 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.8"2.07 miwest0° 21' 46.1"24.94 minorth25.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' North, Longitude: 42° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.76 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 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"945.39 miwest0° 03' 14.2"3.71 misouth945.55 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.9"756.46 mieast1° 42' 59.8"118.07 misouth769.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM741 km461 miles400 nmWest W
Pago PagoWed 12:12 PM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 1:12 PM860 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:12 PM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:12 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiWed 12:12 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 1:12 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaThu 12:12 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorthwest NW
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