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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

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 179° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.91 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.80 miWest0° 00' 15.6"0.30 miNorth956.82 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.3"7.19 miEast0° 06' 30.6"7.47 miNorth10.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' South, Longitude: 72° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.26 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"1002.60 miWest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 miSouth1002.58 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.0"804.83 miEast4° 34' 26.3"314.30 miSouth861.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Fri 1:08 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
Levuka *Fri 1:08 PM559 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
Nadi *Fri 1:08 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Fri 1:08 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaFri 1:08 PM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Fri 1:08 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
PangaiFri 1:08 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuFri 1:08 PM840 km522 miles454 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:08 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:08 AM1264 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW

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