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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° 28' 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"988.54 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth988.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.0"2.56 mieast0° 16' 34.3"19.00 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° 00' 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"1004.45 miwest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 misouth1004.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 43.1"778.32 mieast4° 37' 25.1"317.70 misouth841.15 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 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 12:46 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
AlofiTue 11:46 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:46 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:46 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:46 AM1797 km1117 miles970 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:46 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth N
SuvaWed 10:46 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:46 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 10:46 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmNorthwest NW
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