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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 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 33' South
Longitude: 173° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.9"971.45 miwest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 minorth971.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 42.0"5.08 mieast0° 12' 23.5"14.21 minorth15.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 25' North
Longitude: 99° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.4"992.40 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 minorth992.23 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.7"750.73 mieast3° 42' 43.7"255.17 minorth788.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiFri 12:44 PM107 km66 miles58 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:44 PM170 km105 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuFri 12:44 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 12:44 PM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoThu 12:44 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:44 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:44 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 12:44 PM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Fri 12:44 PM983 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:44 PM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
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