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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

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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 Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 162° 07' 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"1021.18 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1021.21 mi
24 hours0° 01' 59.0"2.25 miwest0° 21' 55.4"25.11 minorth25.21 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.13 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"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.5"955.21 miwest0° 05' 23.8"6.19 misouth955.48 mi
24 hours11° 31' 12.2"758.04 mieast2° 32' 53.3"175.22 misouth783.08 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 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:02 PM1243 km773 miles671 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiThu 12:02 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 1:02 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:02 PM1848 km1149 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest W
SuvaFri 11:02 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
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