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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 28' South
Longitude: 145° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.4"978.16 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth978.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.7"4.07 mieast0° 14' 13.0"16.30 minorth16.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 46' North
Longitude: 16° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.2"938.80 miwest0° 00' 39.5"0.76 minorth938.77 mi
24 hours11° 42' 24.8"757.34 mieast0° 10' 51.9"12.46 misouth757.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:52 AM495 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:52 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:52 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 10:52 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 11:52 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 11:52 AM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:52 AM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:52 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 4:52 PM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 9:52 AM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmWest W
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