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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 23:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 171° 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"972.75 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"4.88 mieast0° 12' 46.3"14.65 minorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 86° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"979.69 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 minorth979.46 mi
24 hours11° 05' 01.4"746.82 mieast3° 05' 27.5"212.53 minorth771.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:34 PM191 km118 miles103 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSat 12:34 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:34 PM355 km220 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM434 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:34 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:34 PM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:34 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:34 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
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