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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 = Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:44:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 173° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.8 kilometres/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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"16.20 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.9"971.38 miWest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 miNorth971.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 42.0"5.08 miEast0° 12' 23.5"14.21 miNorth15.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 99° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 443.68 meters/second, 1597.2 kilometres/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 32.4"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.4"992.34 miWest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 miNorth992.17 mi
24 hours11° 00' 00.6"750.68 miEast3° 42' 45.3"255.18 miNorth788.56 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
PangaiFri 12:44 PM128 km79 miles69 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 12:44 PM197 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuFri 12:44 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:44 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoThu 12:44 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:44 PM764 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:44 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
Mata-UtuFri 11:44 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Labasa *Fri 12:44 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Fri 12:44 PM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW

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