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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 174° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.00 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.31 miwest0° 00' 19.0"0.37 minorth959.33 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.3"6.85 mieast0° 07' 51.1"9.01 minorth11.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 104° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.7 km/hour, 959.2 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.3"959.01 miwest0° 08' 09.9"9.36 misouth958.73 mi
24 hours13° 53' 04.5"922.28 mieast2° 47' 01.1"191.45 misouth935.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Mon 1:26 PM577 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Mon 1:26 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 1:26 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:26 AM857 km532 miles463 nmWest W
KingstonMon 11:56 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 1:26 PM1047 km650 miles565 nmEast E
Auckland *Mon 1:26 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 12:26 PM1605 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 1:26 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmEast E
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