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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 34' South
Longitude: 177° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.04 meters/second, 1641.8 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.5 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"1020.11 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.14 mi
24 hours0° 01' 50.1"2.08 miwest0° 21' 46.4"24.94 minorth25.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' North
Longitude: 54° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.77 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.4"945.73 miwest0° 03' 18.9"3.80 misouth945.90 mi
24 hours11° 36' 36.2"756.55 mieast1° 44' 51.0"120.20 misouth769.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuThu 12:02 PM329 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 12:02 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:02 PM660 km410 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 1:02 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 2:02 PM707 km440 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoWed 1:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 12:02 PM952 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaThu 12:02 PM958 km595 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuThu 1:02 PM965 km600 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NadiThu 12:02 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
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