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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 07' South
Longitude: 175° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.60 meters/second, 1568.2 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"974.14 miwest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 minorth974.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.67 mieast0° 13' 09.7"15.09 minorth15.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 18' North
Longitude: 87° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.8"965.11 miwest0° 06' 45.3"7.74 minorth964.86 mi
24 hours11° 15' 24.3"747.52 mieast2° 20' 16.3"160.79 minorth760.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 12:26 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 12:26 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 12:26 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 11:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 1:26 PM928 km576 miles501 nmEast E
PangaiSun 1:26 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 11:26 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:26 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 2:26 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:26 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmEast E
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