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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 129° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.13 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"964.10 miwest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 minorth964.12 mi
24 hours0° 05' 45.1"6.17 mieast0° 09' 55.8"11.39 minorth12.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.2"951.38 miwest0° 07' 41.4"8.82 minorth951.75 mi
24 hours13° 54' 04.8"918.11 mieast3° 33' 02.4"244.15 minorth957.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 11:44 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM4015 km2495 miles2168 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 9:44 AM4245 km2638 miles2292 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:44 AM4579 km2845 miles2472 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 9:44 AM4748 km2950 miles2564 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 9:44 AM5469 km3399 miles2953 nmWest W
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