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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° 50' 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"978.23 miwest0° 00' 35.1"0.67 minorth978.26 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: 33° 02' 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' 48.3"938.71 miwest0° 00' 32.9"0.63 minorth938.68 mi
24 hours11° 42' 34.4"757.45 mieast0° 13' 34.7"15.57 misouth758.18 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 PM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 12:02 PM746 km463 miles403 nmWest W
Pago PagoTue 12:02 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Wed 1:02 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:02 PM1304 km811 miles704 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 1:02 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 11:02 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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