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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:24:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 176° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 431.20 meters/second, 1552.3 kilometres/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"964.20 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 kilometres/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 36.0"954.06 miWest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 miNorth954.44 mi
24 hours346° 13' 10.1"912.39 miWest3° 41' 18.5"253.60 miNorth954.89 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:24 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sat 1:24 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Sat 1:24 PM471 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Levuka *Sat 1:24 PM527 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Sat 1:24 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 1:24 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:24 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaSat 11:24 AM995 km619 miles538 nmWest W
PangaiSat 1:24 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:24 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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