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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 20:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 128° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.94 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.34 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.0"2.58 mieast0° 16' 32.6"18.96 minorth19.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 80° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.3"1004.09 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 misouth1004.25 mi
24 hours11° 14' 49.7"777.00 mieast4° 36' 59.5"317.19 misouth839.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:46 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:46 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:46 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:46 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:46 AM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:46 AM3860 km2399 miles2084 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 9:46 AM4401 km2735 miles2377 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:46 AM4679 km2908 miles2527 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:46 AM4934 km3066 miles2664 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityTue 2:46 PM5193 km3226 miles2804 nmNortheast NE
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