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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 160° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.69 meters/second, 1579.3 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"981.10 miwest0° 00' 36.9"0.71 minorth981.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.2"3.64 mieast0° 14' 55.9"17.12 minorth17.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 7° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"946.94 miwest0° 04' 03.0"4.64 misouth947.14 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.9"758.40 mieast2° 02' 12.8"140.10 misouth775.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:52 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 11:52 AM1021 km635 miles552 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 12:52 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 12:52 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:52 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:52 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 10:52 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:52 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 10:52 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 10:52 AM2767 km1720 miles1494 nmNorthwest NW
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