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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° 30' 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 minorth970.17 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: 122° 57' 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"1001.17 miwest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 minorth1001.10 mi
24 hours11° 02' 25.9"760.37 mieast4° 12' 21.3"289.03 minorth810.37 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 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Thu 1:36 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Thu 1:36 PM592 km368 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 11:36 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 11:36 AM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleThu 11:36 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:36 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:36 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:36 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 1:36 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
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