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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 56' South
Longitude: 127° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.41 miwest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 minorth955.42 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.2"7.39 mieast0° 05' 32.3"6.35 minorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 08' North
Longitude: 101° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"1000.23 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 misouth1000.48 mi
24 hours11° 00' 35.2"757.25 mieast4° 28' 09.8"307.12 misouth819.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:34 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:34 AM732 km455 miles395 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:34 PM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:34 AM2347 km1459 miles1267 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:34 AM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:34 AM4216 km2620 miles2276 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:34 AM4384 km2724 miles2367 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:34 AM4735 km2942 miles2557 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:34 AM4875 km3029 miles2632 nmWest W
LimaTue 3:34 PM5498 km3417 miles2969 nmEast E
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