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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 23:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 175° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 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"972.70 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"4.88 mieast0° 12' 46.6"14.65 minorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 90° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 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"979.44 miwest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 minorth979.20 mi
24 hours11° 05' 07.6"746.75 mieast3° 04' 55.4"211.90 minorth771.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NukualofaSat 12:54 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSat 12:54 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSat 12:54 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 12:54 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:54 PM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:54 PM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Sat 12:54 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:54 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:54 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pago PagoFri 12:54 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNortheast NE
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