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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: 128° 57' 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"964.03 miwest0° 00' 24.2"0.46 minorth964.05 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° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 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' 19.1"951.30 miwest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 minorth951.67 mi
24 hours13° 54' 06.9"918.07 mieast3° 32' 59.7"244.09 minorth957.93 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 PM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 11:44 AM638 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM4038 km2509 miles2181 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 9:44 AM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 10:44 AM4608 km2863 miles2488 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 9:44 AM4777 km2968 miles2579 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 9:44 AM5498 km3416 miles2969 nmWest W
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