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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 21:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' South, Longitude: 148° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.22 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 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"957.56 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth957.58 mi
24 hours0° 06' 39.7"7.09 mieast0° 06' 55.1"7.94 minorth10.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' South, Longitude: 114° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.0"994.03 miwest0° 11' 12.8"12.84 misouth993.89 mi
24 hours12° 12' 41.7"836.91 mieast4° 18' 31.8"296.16 misouth882.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:58 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 11:58 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 1:58 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 10:58 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:58 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:58 AM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:58 AM2838 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 11:58 AM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 10:58 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Sat 11:43 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmSouthwest SW
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