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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' South, Longitude: 127° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.94 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.17 miwest0° 00' 18.9"0.36 minorth959.19 mi
24 hours0° 06' 26.6"6.87 mieast0° 07' 46.8"8.92 minorth11.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.6"961.98 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 misouth961.69 mi
24 hours13° 45' 14.3"916.07 mieast2° 56' 57.5"202.83 misouth931.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsSun 11:34 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM4228 km2627 miles2283 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 9:34 AM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM4788 km2975 miles2586 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:34 AM4940 km3070 miles2667 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:34 PM5437 km3378 miles2936 nmEast E
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