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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 = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 1:08:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 37' South, Longitude: 164° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.1"957.60 miWest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 miNorth957.62 mi
24 hours0° 06' 39.0"7.08 miEast0° 06' 58.6"8.00 miNorth10.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 69° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.9"992.28 miWest0° 11' 06.9"12.73 miSouth992.13 mi
24 hours12° 18' 12.7"841.92 miEast4° 15' 09.4"292.29 miSouth886.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 12:08 PM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 12:08 PM681 km423 miles368 nmNortheast NE
KingstonSat 12:38 PM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleSat 12:08 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 11:08 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:08 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 2:08 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sat 12:08 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Sat 2:08 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 12:08 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW

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