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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 165° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 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"964.21 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 minorth964.23 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.1"6.15 mieast0° 09' 58.3"11.44 minorth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' South, Longitude: 164° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 30.5"953.20 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 minorth953.58 mi
24 hours13° 49' 15.5"914.35 mieast3° 38' 36.7"250.53 minorth955.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:10 PM524 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
PangaiSat 12:10 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:10 PM925 km575 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoFri 12:10 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM984 km611 miles531 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:10 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 1:10 PM1755 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
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