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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 07' South
Longitude: 170° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.61 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 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"974.16 miwest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 minorth974.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.7"4.67 mieast0° 13' 10.1"15.10 minorth15.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 20' North
Longitude: 92° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 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' 04.6"964.92 miwest0° 06' 43.7"7.71 minorth964.67 mi
24 hours11° 15' 33.8"747.55 mieast2° 19' 37.5"160.05 minorth759.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 11:46 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:46 AM525 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 11:46 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSun 12:46 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 12:46 PM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 12:46 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:46 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 12:46 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 11:46 AM1673 km1040 miles903 nmNorthwest NW
Auckland *Sun 1:46 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
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