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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: 167° 51' 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"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.8"965.26 miwest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 minorth965.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 34.7"5.99 mieast0° 10' 23.4"11.91 minorth13.33 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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.1"972.07 miwest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 minorth972.48 mi
24 hours13° 00' 11.9"875.25 mieast4° 21' 39.5"299.75 minorth931.79 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 PM345 km215 miles187 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSun 12:20 PM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:20 PM714 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:20 PM763 km474 miles412 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 1:20 PM838 km521 miles452 nmEast E
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM944 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sun 12:20 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
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