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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 178° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.91 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 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"0.01 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.87 miwest0° 00' 15.6"0.30 minorth956.89 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.3"7.19 mieast0° 06' 30.6"7.47 minorth10.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' South, Longitude: 71° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"1002.66 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1002.64 mi
24 hours11° 39' 33.5"804.91 mieast4° 34' 25.7"314.31 misouth861.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Fri 1:08 PM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
Nadi *Fri 1:08 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:08 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaFri 1:08 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast-northeast ENE
PangaiFri 1:08 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 1:08 PM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:08 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:08 AM1238 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:08 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:08 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmNortheast NE
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