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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 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 140° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 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"988.46 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.6"2.57 mieast0° 16' 33.3"18.98 minorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' North, Longitude: 67° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 02.7"1004.28 miwest0° 11' 24.5"13.07 misouth1004.45 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.6"777.58 mieast4° 37' 11.0"317.43 misouth840.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 12:36 PM870 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 11:36 AM912 km567 miles493 nmWest W
TaiohaeTue 12:06 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 1:36 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 11:36 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:36 AM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:36 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:36 AM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:36 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmWest-northwest WNW
Easter Island *Tue 4:36 PM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmEast-southeast ESE
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