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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 13' South
Longitude: 152° 03' 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"985.50 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 minorth985.53 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 05' North
Longitude: 34° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 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"986.54 miwest0° 09' 35.3"10.98 misouth986.87 mi
24 hours11° 11' 08.4"759.40 mieast4° 04' 09.3"279.68 misouth813.59 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 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth N
PapeeteSun 12:20 PM275 km171 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSun 12:20 PM875 km544 miles472 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 11:20 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 12:20 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 11:20 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 12:20 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSun 2:20 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 11:20 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaMon 10:20 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest W
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