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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 175° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.42 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 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"971.48 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 minorth971.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.5"5.07 mieast0° 12' 24.2"14.22 minorth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' North, Longitude: 109° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"992.07 miwest0° 09' 54.3"11.35 minorth991.89 mi
24 hours11° 00' 03.8"750.53 mieast3° 41' 43.4"254.02 minorth788.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Fri 1:26 PM347 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:26 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:26 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:26 AM847 km527 miles458 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:26 PM938 km583 miles506 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 11:26 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:26 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 1:26 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:26 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
Auckland *Fri 1:26 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmSouth S
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