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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 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.85 meters/second, 1561.9 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' 52.6"5.26 mieast0° 12' 01.1"13.78 minorth14.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 123° 14' 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' 13.7"1001.23 miwest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 minorth1001.16 mi
24 hours11° 02' 25.7"760.41 mieast4° 12' 20.0"289.02 minorth810.41 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 1:36 PM547 km340 miles296 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:36 PM564 km350 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 11:36 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Thu 1:36 PM617 km384 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaThu 11:36 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 11:36 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:36 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:36 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:36 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:36 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast E
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