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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 11, 2013 at 11:10:00 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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 165° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"964.14 miWest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 miNorth964.16 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.1"6.15 miEast0° 09' 58.3"11.44 miNorth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' South, Longitude: 164° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.18 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.89 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 24' 30.4"953.12 miWest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 miNorth953.50 mi
24 hours13° 49' 17.6"914.32 miEast3° 38' 34.2"250.46 miNorth955.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:10 PM548 km341 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM590 km366 miles318 nmEast E
PangaiSat 12:10 PM949 km590 miles513 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:10 PM952 km592 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoFri 12:10 PM988 km614 miles534 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 1:10 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 12:10 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest W

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