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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, January 3, 2013 at 20:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 44' South, Longitude: 123° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.76 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.77 mi
24 hours0° 06' 46.3"7.21 mieast0° 06' 26.3"7.39 minorth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 127° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.9"1003.59 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 misouth1003.59 mi
24 hours11° 34' 44.6"799.96 mieast4° 35' 57.2"316.05 misouth857.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:18 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:18 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 10:18 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 10:18 AM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 10:18 AM4562 km2835 miles2464 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 9:18 AM4819 km2994 miles2602 nmWest W
LimaThu 3:18 PM5064 km3147 miles2734 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 10:18 AM5167 km3211 miles2790 nmWest W
Santiago *Thu 5:18 PM5278 km3280 miles2850 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 9:18 AM5308 km3298 miles2866 nmWest W
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