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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 Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 178° 23' 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"982.51 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 minorth982.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.9"3.48 mieast0° 15' 17.7"17.53 minorth17.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 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' 01.5"943.61 miwest0° 09' 34.8"10.98 minorth944.16 mi
24 hours349° 01' 41.2"712.46 miwest4° 13' 21.0"290.40 minorth777.64 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 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 1:06 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiMon 1:06 PM440 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
NadiMon 12:06 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaMon 12:06 PM458 km285 miles248 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuMon 1:06 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
Mata-UtuMon 12:06 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Sun 1:06 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
ApiaSun 1:06 PM890 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 1:06 PM892 km554 miles482 nmEast E
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