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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 170° 27' 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"964.16 miwest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 minorth964.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.1"6.15 mieast0° 09' 58.7"11.44 minorth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 168° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 31.9"953.37 miwest0° 08' 00.1"9.17 minorth953.76 mi
24 hours13° 48' 37.7"913.80 mieast3° 39' 18.9"251.32 minorth955.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth N
PangaiSat 12:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth N
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