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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 121° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.05 miwest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 minorth956.06 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.0"7.30 mieast0° 05' 59.1"6.86 minorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 118° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.9"1005.25 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 misouth1005.38 mi
24 hours11° 11' 35.0"773.92 mieast4° 37' 50.7"318.19 misouth836.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:08 PM939 km583 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:08 PM1287 km799 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:08 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 10:08 AM3975 km2470 miles2146 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:08 PM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 10:08 AM4778 km2969 miles2580 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 3:08 PM4822 km2996 miles2603 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 5:08 PM5051 km3139 miles2728 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:08 AM5062 km3145 miles2733 nmWest W
QuitoWed 3:08 PM5253 km3264 miles2836 nmEast-northeast ENE
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