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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 153° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.16 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"964.17 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 minorth964.19 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.6"6.16 mieast0° 09' 57.4"11.42 minorth12.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 152° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.91 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.5"952.58 miwest0° 07' 52.3"9.02 minorth952.95 mi
24 hours13° 50' 55.0"915.65 mieast3° 36' 43.7"248.37 minorth956.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 12:20 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaFri 12:20 PM680 km423 miles367 nmWest W
AlofiFri 11:20 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:20 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:20 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:20 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 2:20 PM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 12:20 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 11:20 AM2989 km1858 miles1614 nmWest W
Chatham Islands *Sat 12:05 PM3281 km2039 miles1771 nmSouthwest SW
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