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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 21:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 44' South, Longitude: 136° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.87 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"956.78 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.80 mi
24 hours0° 06' 46.1"7.20 mieast0° 06' 27.3"7.40 minorth10.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 04' South, Longitude: 115° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"1003.41 miwest0° 11' 37.3"13.31 misouth1003.40 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.7"801.02 mieast4° 35' 39.1"315.71 misouth858.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsThu 12:08 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 1:08 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 11:08 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 11:08 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 4:08 PM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 10:08 AM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:08 AM3567 km2217 miles1926 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 11:08 AM3889 km2417 miles2100 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 10:08 AM4027 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 10:08 AM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmWest W
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