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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 12:26:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' South, Longitude: 174° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.7 kilometres/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.1"957.58 miWest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 miNorth957.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 39.0"7.08 miEast0° 06' 57.9"7.99 miNorth10.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 79° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 kilometres/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.6"992.66 miWest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 miSouth992.51 mi
24 hours12° 16' 58.3"840.79 miEast4° 15' 55.9"293.17 miSouth885.40 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:26 PM597 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Sat 1:26 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 1:26 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sat 1:26 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 11:26 AM864 km537 miles466 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:26 AM868 km539 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
KingstonSat 11:56 AM991 km616 miles535 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:26 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast E
Auckland *Sat 1:26 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:26 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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