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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 22:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 158° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.4"972.71 miwest0° 00' 31.3"0.60 minorth972.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"4.89 mieast0° 12' 45.5"14.63 minorth15.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 74° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.5"980.17 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.83 minorth979.94 mi
24 hours11° 04' 44.8"746.87 mieast3° 06' 52.0"214.14 minorth772.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:44 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 12:44 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 11:44 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:44 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:44 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:44 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:44 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:44 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 10:44 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 2:44 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmEast-southeast ESE
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