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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 22:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 29' South
Longitude: 156° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.00 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"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"984.03 miwest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 minorth984.06 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 34' North
Longitude: 19° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 32.4"972.57 miwest0° 08' 03.3"9.23 misouth972.91 mi
24 hours11° 18' 25.5"757.12 mieast3° 31' 55.0"242.81 misouth800.39 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 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 12:38 PM753 km468 miles406 nmEast E
AlofiSat 11:38 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:38 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:38 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:38 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:38 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 10:38 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 2:38 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 10:38 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmWest-northwest WNW
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