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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 1:18:00 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 01:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 161° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.3 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"956.84 miWest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 miNorth956.86 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.0"7.18 miEast0° 06' 31.9"7.49 miNorth10.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 55° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 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' 23.1"1002.28 miWest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 miSouth1002.25 mi
24 hours11° 41' 03.7"806.38 miEast4° 33' 54.1"313.69 miSouth862.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 12:18 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:18 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 12:48 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSoutheast SE
LuganvilleFri 12:18 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
Lord Howe Island *Fri 12:18 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrisbaneFri 11:18 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 12:18 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
Sydney *Fri 12:18 PM1607 km998 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 11:18 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 2:18 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmEast-northeast ENE

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