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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 171° 37' 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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 86° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 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"979.67 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 minorth979.44 mi
24 hours11° 05' 02.0"746.82 mieast3° 05' 24.1"212.46 minorth771.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:36 PM229 km142 miles123 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSat 12:36 PM292 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:36 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 12:36 PM384 km238 miles207 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:36 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:36 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:36 PM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:36 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 12:36 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 1:36 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmEast E
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