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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 20:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 38' South, Longitude: 120° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.1"957.50 miwest0° 00' 16.6"0.32 minorth957.52 mi
24 hours0° 06' 40.2"7.10 mieast0° 06' 53.2"7.90 minorth10.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' South, Longitude: 141° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"994.96 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 misouth994.83 mi
24 hours12° 09' 33.7"834.00 mieast4° 20' 21.9"298.26 misouth881.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:08 PM968 km601 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:08 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 10:08 AM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 10:08 AM4000 km2486 miles2160 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:08 PM4160 km2585 miles2246 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 10:08 AM4787 km2974 miles2585 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 3:08 PM4796 km2980 miles2590 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 5:08 PM5040 km3132 miles2721 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 9:08 AM5087 km3161 miles2747 nmWest W
QuitoFri 3:08 PM5222 km3245 miles2820 nmEast-northeast ENE
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