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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' South, Longitude: 174° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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"957.64 miwest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 minorth957.66 mi
24 hours0° 06' 39.0"7.08 mieast0° 06' 57.9"7.99 minorth10.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 79° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.5"992.72 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth992.57 mi
24 hours12° 17' 00.3"840.88 mieast4° 15' 54.6"293.17 misouth885.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:26 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Sat 1:26 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 1:26 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 11:26 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:26 AM846 km525 miles457 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSat 11:56 AM971 km603 miles524 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:26 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 1:26 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmEast E
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