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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 176° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.20 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"964.26 miwest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 minorth964.29 mi
24 hours0° 05' 43.8"6.14 mieast0° 09' 59.6"11.46 minorth13.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' South, Longitude: 178° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.58 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.9"954.09 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 minorth954.47 mi
24 hours346° 13' 04.3"912.53 miwest3° 41' 12.2"253.50 minorth955.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 1:20 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Sat 1:20 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Sat 1:20 PM453 km281 miles245 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast E
PangaiSat 1:20 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuSat 1:20 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaSat 11:20 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:20 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNorth N
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