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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: 177° 03' 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"964.19 miwest0° 00' 24.4"0.47 minorth964.22 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: 179° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 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 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.8"954.01 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.28 minorth954.39 mi
24 hours346° 13' 02.2"912.50 miwest3° 41' 09.7"253.43 minorth954.95 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 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nadi *Sat 1:20 PM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth N
Lautoka *Sat 1:20 PM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast E
PangaiSat 1:20 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-northeast ENE
NeiafuSat 1:20 PM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:20 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmWest W
AlofiFri 1:20 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmNortheast NE
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