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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' South, Longitude: 151° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.65 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.9"985.43 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 minorth985.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.4"3.00 mieast0° 15' 55.6"18.26 minorth18.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 35° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.0"986.46 miwest0° 09' 35.1"10.98 misouth986.79 mi
24 hours11° 11' 08.7"759.34 mieast4° 04' 08.0"279.63 misouth813.53 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)Sun 12:20 PM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth N
PapeeteSun 12:20 PM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 12:20 PM902 km560 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 11:20 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 12:20 PM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 12:20 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 11:20 AM2318 km1440 miles1252 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 2:20 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 11:20 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 10:20 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmWest W
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