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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 44' South
Longitude: 178° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.58 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 minorth982.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.9"3.48 mieast0° 15' 17.7"17.53 minorth17.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 11' South
Longitude: 177° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.99 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.73 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.7"943.70 miwest0° 09' 34.9"10.99 minorth944.24 mi
24 hours349° 01' 42.4"712.50 miwest4° 13' 23.1"290.46 minorth777.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SuvaMon 12:06 PM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiMon 12:06 PM429 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaMon 12:06 PM431 km268 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiMon 1:06 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
NeiafuMon 1:06 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast E
Mata-UtuMon 12:06 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaSun 1:06 PM913 km567 miles493 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 1:06 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
Pago PagoSun 1:06 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
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