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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: 175° 09' 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"960.15 miwest0° 00' 20.1"0.39 minorth960.17 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° 00' South, Longitude: 118° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 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"942.11 miwest0° 05' 31.1"6.33 misouth941.87 mi
24 hours14° 35' 46.2"954.64 mieast1° 35' 18.2"109.26 misouth956.21 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 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Tue 1:26 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Tue 1:26 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Tue 1:26 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Tue 1:26 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaTue 11:26 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaTue 11:26 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 1:26 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 12:26 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiMon 1:26 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast E
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