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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 147° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.67 meters/second, 1579.2 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.3"981.05 miwest0° 00' 36.9"0.70 minorth981.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.6"3.65 mieast0° 14' 55.2"17.10 minorth17.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 4° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.5"946.61 miwest0° 03' 58.3"4.56 misouth946.81 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.7"758.43 mieast2° 00' 25.5"138.05 misouth775.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 12:02 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 12:02 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:02 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiThu 11:02 AM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:02 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 12:02 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:02 AM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:02 AM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:02 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 10:02 AM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmWest-northwest WNW
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