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Day and Night World Map

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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 23:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 21' South
Longitude: 174° 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"972.76 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"4.88 mieast0° 12' 46.5"14.65 minorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 08' North
Longitude: 89° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.96 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 25.9"979.57 miwest0° 08' 30.4"9.75 minorth979.34 mi
24 hours11° 05' 05.4"746.81 mieast3° 05' 07.1"212.14 minorth771.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 12:46 PM64 km40 miles35 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 12:46 PM143 km89 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuSat 12:46 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 12:46 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:46 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:46 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 12:46 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 12:46 PM821 km510 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:46 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:46 PM938 km583 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
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