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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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 14' South, Longitude: 174° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.40 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"960.22 miwest0° 00' 20.1"0.39 minorth960.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.8"6.72 mieast0° 08' 17.3"9.51 minorth11.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 118° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.30 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.3"942.17 miwest0° 05' 31.0"6.32 misouth941.93 mi
24 hours14° 35' 47.8"954.72 mieast1° 35' 14.6"109.20 misouth956.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Tue 1:26 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Tue 1:26 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Tue 1:26 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 11:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:26 AM868 km539 miles469 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 1:26 PM1034 km643 miles559 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 12:26 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Tue 1:26 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 1:26 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmEast E
Apia *Tue 2:26 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast-northeast ENE
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