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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 = Monday, January 7, 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 175° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.00 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.24 miWest0° 00' 19.0"0.37 miNorth959.26 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.3"6.85 miEast0° 07' 51.1"9.00 miNorth11.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 104° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.3"958.96 miWest0° 08' 09.9"9.36 miSouth958.67 mi
24 hours13° 53' 02.2"922.18 miEast2° 47' 04.0"191.49 miSouth935.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Mon 1:26 PM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Mon 1:26 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Mon 1:26 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Mon 1:26 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Mon 1:26 PM799 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaMon 11:26 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaMon 11:26 AM885 km550 miles478 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 1:26 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 12:26 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Auckland *Mon 1:26 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth S

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