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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 21:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 145° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 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"988.48 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.4"2.57 mieast0° 16' 33.6"18.98 minorth19.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 63° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 24.9"13.07 misouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 15' 20.5"777.79 mieast4° 37' 15.1"317.51 misouth840.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:56 AM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 11:56 AM1501 km933 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:56 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 11:56 AM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiTue 10:56 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:56 AM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:56 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:56 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 9:56 AM3767 km2341 miles2034 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 9:56 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest-northwest WNW
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