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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 173° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.58 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.0"974.10 miwest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 minorth974.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.68 mieast0° 13' 09.2"15.08 minorth15.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 77° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"965.51 miwest0° 06' 48.5"7.80 minorth965.27 mi
24 hours11° 15' 04.3"747.45 mieast2° 21' 37.4"162.33 minorth760.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSun 12:44 PM92 km57 miles50 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSun 12:44 PM170 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSun 12:44 PM206 km128 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 12:44 PM398 km248 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoSat 12:44 PM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:44 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 1:44 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 11:44 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
NadiSun 11:44 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
LautokaSun 11:44 AM989 km615 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW
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