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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 = Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:20:00 PM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' South, Longitude: 168° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"963.08 miWest0° 00' 23.3"0.45 miNorth963.10 mi
24 hours0° 05' 53.3"6.31 miEast0° 09' 33.3"10.96 miNorth12.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 178° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.63 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 58.4"937.51 miWest0° 04' 55.5"5.65 miNorth937.77 mi
24 hours345° 27' 44.5"947.59 miWest2° 34' 50.7"177.49 miNorth971.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiThu 12:20 PM363 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:20 PM693 km430 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:20 PM712 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:20 PM745 km463 miles402 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM997 km620 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 12:20 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW

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