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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 14' South
Longitude: 162° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.55 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1021.25 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1021.28 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.0"2.25 miwest0° 21' 55.5"25.12 minorth25.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 59' North
Longitude: 28° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.14 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.5"955.29 miwest0° 05' 24.0"6.19 misouth955.55 mi
24 hours11° 31' 11.8"758.09 mieast2° 32' 55.5"175.28 misouth783.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:02 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:02 PM1250 km776 miles675 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 12:02 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 1:02 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:02 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
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