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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 45' South
Longitude: 173° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.6"970.21 miwest0° 00' 29.6"0.57 minorth970.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 52.7"5.26 mieast0° 12' 01.1"13.78 minorth14.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 21' North
Longitude: 122° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.6"1001.24 miwest0° 11' 01.7"12.63 minorth1001.17 mi
24 hours11° 02' 26.3"760.43 mieast4° 12' 22.3"289.07 minorth810.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Thu 1:34 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:34 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:34 PM571 km355 miles309 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 11:34 AM659 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 11:34 AM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 11:34 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:34 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:34 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:34 PM1720 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:34 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast E
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