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Day and Night World Map

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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 162° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 35.1"0.67 minorth978.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.1"4.06 mieast0° 14' 14.0"16.32 minorth16.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 32° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"938.65 miwest0° 00' 33.0"0.63 minorth938.62 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.3"757.40 mieast0° 13' 32.0"15.52 misouth758.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 1:02 PM350 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiTue 12:02 PM775 km482 miles419 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:02 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:02 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 1:02 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 11:02 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmNorthwest NW
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