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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 9:52:00 PM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 144° 37' 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"1021.12 miWest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 miNorth1021.15 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 Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 11° 31' 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"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.8"954.64 miWest0° 05' 17.6"6.07 miSouth954.90 mi
24 hours11° 31' 30.5"757.93 miEast2° 30' 33.3"172.55 miSouth782.34 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 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 11:52 AM968 km601 miles523 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 11:52 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 11:52 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 1:52 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 10:52 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:52 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:52 AM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 10:52 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 9:52 AM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmWest-northwest WNW

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