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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 42' South
Longitude: 157° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.78 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.29 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.8"976.80 miwest0° 00' 34.1"0.65 minorth976.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 56.2"4.28 mieast0° 13' 52.3"15.90 minorth16.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' North
Longitude: 39° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"943.45 miwest0° 02' 50.7"3.26 minorth943.31 mi
24 hours11° 36' 30.3"754.39 mieast0° 42' 30.1"48.73 minorth754.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 12:40 PM301 km187 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 12:40 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiMon 11:40 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 12:40 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 11:40 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 11:40 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 12:40 PM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmNorth N
SuvaTue 10:40 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 10:40 AM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 2:40 PM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmEast-southeast ESE
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