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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 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.00 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 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' 20.0"2.56 mieast0° 16' 34.3"18.99 minorth19.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 51° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 02.0"1004.37 miwest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 misouth1004.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.6"778.26 mieast4° 37' 24.8"317.68 misouth841.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 12:46 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 12:46 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast E
AlofiTue 11:46 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:46 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:46 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:46 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:46 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth N
SuvaWed 10:46 AM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:46 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 10:46 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorthwest NW
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