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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 145° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.50 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 minorth982.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.6"3.44 mieast0° 15' 15.5"17.49 minorth17.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 18° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.5"957.99 miwest0° 06' 06.2"7.00 misouth958.29 mi
24 hours11° 28' 38.2"757.39 mieast2° 48' 54.8"193.59 misouth787.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:52 AM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 11:52 AM1554 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 1:52 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 10:52 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 11:52 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 11:52 AM2892 km1797 miles1562 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:52 AM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:52 AM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 4:52 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 9:52 AM3841 km2386 miles2074 nmWest W
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