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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° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 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"988.41 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.0"2.58 mieast0° 16' 32.6"18.97 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° 04' 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"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.3"1004.16 miwest0° 11' 23.5"13.05 misouth1004.32 mi
24 hours11° 14' 50.2"777.07 mieast4° 36' 59.8"317.22 misouth839.99 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 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:46 AM904 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:46 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:46 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:46 AM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 10:46 AM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiTue 9:46 AM4372 km2717 miles2361 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:46 AM4650 km2889 miles2511 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:46 AM4905 km3048 miles2649 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityTue 2:46 PM5211 km3238 miles2814 nmNortheast NE
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