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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 43' South
Longitude: 166° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 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"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.90 miwest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 minorth956.91 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.1"7.19 mieast0° 06' 31.6"7.49 minorth10.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 49' South
Longitude: 59° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1002.44 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 misouth1002.41 mi
24 hours11° 40' 38.9"806.01 mieast4° 34' 02.9"313.88 misouth862.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:58 AM50 km31 miles27 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 11:58 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 12:28 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleFri 11:58 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:58 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 10:58 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 11:58 AM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Fri 1:58 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:58 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 11:58 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouthwest SW
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