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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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 156° 20' 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"983.96 miwest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 minorth983.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.3"3.21 mieast0° 15' 36.1"17.89 minorth18.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' North, Longitude: 19° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 32.3"972.49 miwest0° 08' 03.3"9.23 misouth972.83 mi
24 hours11° 18' 26.0"757.07 mieast3° 31' 53.3"242.76 misouth800.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:38 PM472 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 12:38 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast E
AlofiSat 11:38 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:38 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:38 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:38 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:38 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 10:38 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 2:38 PM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 10:38 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmWest-northwest WNW
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