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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 18, 2013 at 12:26:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 176° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.42 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.9"971.42 miWest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 miNorth971.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.5"5.07 miEast0° 12' 24.2"14.22 miNorth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 32' North, Longitude: 109° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.5"992.01 miWest0° 09' 54.3"11.35 miNorth991.83 mi
24 hours11° 00' 03.6"750.49 miEast3° 41' 45.1"254.03 miNorth787.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Fri 1:26 PM334 km208 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 1:26 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 1:26 PM362 km225 miles196 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Fri 1:26 PM429 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Fri 1:26 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:26 AM875 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 1:26 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast E
PangaiFri 1:26 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 11:26 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:26 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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