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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 29' South
Longitude: 152° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.99 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"984.01 miwest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 minorth984.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.4"3.22 mieast0° 15' 36.0"17.88 minorth18.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 36' North
Longitude: 23° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"972.39 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth972.73 mi
24 hours11° 18' 32.5"757.11 mieast3° 31' 26.9"242.28 misouth800.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 12:20 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 12:20 PM289 km180 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 12:20 PM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:20 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:20 PM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:20 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 2:20 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 11:20 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest W
SuvaSun 10:20 AM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmWest W
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