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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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 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 minorth964.25 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: 169° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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"953.45 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.17 minorth953.84 mi
24 hours13° 48' 35.5"913.83 mieast3° 39' 21.4"251.38 minorth955.71 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 PM300 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PangaiSat 12:30 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM468 km290 miles252 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:30 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM817 km508 miles441 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:30 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmEast E
Suva *Sat 12:30 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1361 km845 miles735 nmNorth N
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