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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 174° 00' 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"16.17 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.6"970.14 miwest0° 00' 29.6"0.57 minorth970.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 52.7"5.26 mieast0° 12' 01.0"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 Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 122° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.61 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"1001.18 miwest0° 11' 01.7"12.63 minorth1001.11 mi
24 hours11° 02' 26.5"760.39 mieast4° 12' 23.4"289.07 minorth810.40 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 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:34 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:34 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Thu 1:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 11:34 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Thu 1:34 PM740 km460 miles400 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaThu 11:34 AM801 km498 miles433 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 11:34 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:34 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:34 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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