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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 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 07' South
Longitude: 173° 28' 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"974.15 miwest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 minorth974.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.67 mieast0° 13' 09.9"15.10 minorth15.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 19' North
Longitude: 90° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 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' 04.7"965.01 miwest0° 06' 44.5"7.73 minorth964.77 mi
24 hours11° 15' 29.1"747.53 mieast2° 19' 56.8"160.42 minorth760.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 12:36 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 12:36 PM505 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 12:36 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 11:36 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSun 11:36 AM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 11:36 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 1:36 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 12:36 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sun 2:36 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSat 1:36 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmEast E
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