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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 49' South
Longitude: 168° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"963.14 miwest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 minorth963.17 mi
24 hours0° 05' 53.3"6.31 mieast0° 09' 33.3"10.96 minorth12.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 34' South
Longitude: 178° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.5"937.59 miwest0° 04' 55.6"5.65 minorth937.84 mi
24 hours345° 27' 46.1"947.64 miwest2° 34' 54.1"177.57 minorth971.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:20 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:20 PM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM888 km552 miles479 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM984 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 12:20 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
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