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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: 168° 50' 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"972.68 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.70 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: 83° 57' 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"979.71 miwest0° 08' 31.7"9.77 minorth979.47 mi
24 hours11° 04' 58.2"746.78 mieast3° 05' 42.9"212.81 minorth771.65 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 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuSat 12:26 PM572 km355 miles309 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiSat 12:26 PM580 km360 miles313 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:26 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 12:26 PM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:26 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:26 PM815 km507 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 1:26 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:26 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:26 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest W
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