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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 143° 28' 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"988.47 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.5"2.57 mieast0° 16' 33.5"18.98 minorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 65° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 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' 02.6"1004.31 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 misouth1004.47 mi
24 hours11° 15' 16.1"777.69 mieast4° 37' 13.0"317.47 misouth840.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:46 AM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM3139 km1950 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 4:46 PM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 9:46 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmWest W
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