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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 23:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 169° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.98 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"972.74 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"4.88 mieast0° 12' 46.2"14.64 minorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' North, Longitude: 84° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.2"979.77 miwest0° 08' 31.7"9.77 minorth979.53 mi
24 hours11° 04' 58.7"746.83 mieast3° 05' 41.0"212.78 minorth771.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:26 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuSat 12:26 PM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:26 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:26 PM640 km397 miles345 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 12:26 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:26 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:26 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:26 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:26 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:26 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest W
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