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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' South, Longitude: 147° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.33 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"979.60 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 minorth979.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.6"3.86 mieast0° 14' 34.3"16.71 minorth17.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 6° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"939.80 miwest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 misouth939.89 mi
24 hours11° 42' 50.5"758.73 mieast1° 06' 53.6"76.70 misouth765.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 11:02 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 11:02 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:02 AM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmWest-northwest WNW
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