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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 29' South, Longitude: 168° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.8"965.33 miwest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 minorth965.35 mi
24 hours0° 05' 34.7"5.99 mieast0° 10' 23.4"11.92 minorth13.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 152° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.63 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.2"972.15 miwest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 minorth972.56 mi
24 hours13° 00' 09.5"875.28 mieast4° 21' 41.1"299.80 minorth931.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 12:20 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSun 12:20 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:20 PM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:20 PM734 km456 miles397 nmWest W
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 1:20 PM867 km539 miles468 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM931 km578 miles503 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 12:20 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmWest-northwest WNW
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