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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 143° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.30 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"986.96 miwest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 minorth986.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.5"2.79 mieast0° 16' 14.5"18.62 minorth18.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 54° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.3"997.76 miwest0° 10' 42.7"12.27 misouth998.03 mi
24 hours11° 09' 16.8"765.71 mieast4° 26' 05.5"304.76 misouth826.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:46 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 1:46 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 11:46 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 11:46 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 10:46 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:46 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 10:46 AM3142 km1952 miles1696 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 10:46 AM3338 km2074 miles1803 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 4:46 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaTue 9:46 AM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmWest W
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