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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 12:58:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 166° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 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"956.83 miWest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 miNorth956.85 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.1"7.19 miEast0° 06' 31.6"7.49 miNorth10.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 59° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1002.37 miWest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 miSouth1002.35 mi
24 hours11° 40' 37.4"805.93 miEast4° 34' 03.5"313.87 miSouth862.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:58 AM57 km35 miles31 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 11:58 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonFri 12:28 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth S
LuganvilleFri 11:58 AM799 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
Suva *Fri 1:58 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneFri 10:58 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 11:58 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Auckland *Fri 1:58 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 1:58 PM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 11:58 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW

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