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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 168° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"964.22 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 minorth964.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.1"6.15 mieast0° 09' 58.5"11.44 minorth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 166° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 31.2"953.33 miwest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 minorth953.71 mi
24 hours13° 48' 55.6"914.09 mieast3° 38' 59.1"250.96 minorth955.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:20 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSat 12:20 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM725 km451 miles392 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM858 km533 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM877 km545 miles474 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM973 km605 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:20 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-northwest WNW
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