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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 34' South, Longitude: 177° 05' 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"1020.04 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 miNorth1020.06 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 Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 54° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 945.9 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"945.66 miWest0° 03' 18.8"3.80 miSouth945.83 mi
24 hours11° 36' 36.4"756.50 miEast1° 44' 48.5"120.15 miSouth769.90 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 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 12:02 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:02 PM635 km394 miles343 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 1:02 PM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Thu 2:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-southeast ESE
LabasaThu 12:02 PM753 km468 miles406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoWed 1:02 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuThu 1:02 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 12:02 PM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LautokaThu 12:02 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW

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