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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 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 15' South
Longitude: 144° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.53 meters/second, 1643.5 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1021.20 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1021.22 mi
24 hours0° 01' 58.7"2.24 miwest0° 21' 55.0"25.11 minorth25.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 05' North
Longitude: 11° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.88 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"954.72 miwest0° 05' 17.8"6.07 misouth954.98 mi
24 hours11° 31' 30.1"757.98 mieast2° 30' 35.7"172.61 misouth782.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:22 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 11:52 AM951 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 11:52 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 11:52 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:52 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 10:52 AM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:52 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:52 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:52 AM3457 km2148 miles1866 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 9:52 AM3683 km2288 miles1989 nmWest-northwest WNW
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