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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 11:20:00 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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 167° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.3 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"964.15 miWest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 miNorth964.17 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.1"6.15 miEast0° 09' 58.5"11.44 miNorth12.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 166° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 31.1"953.25 miWest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 miNorth953.63 mi
24 hours13° 48' 57.8"914.06 miEast3° 38' 56.5"250.89 miNorth955.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:20 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
PangaiSat 12:20 PM697 km433 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 12:20 PM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:20 PM754 km469 miles407 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast E
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:20 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmWest-northwest WNW

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