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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 12:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 174° 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' 30.6"0.58 miNorth971.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.5"5.07 miEast0° 12' 24.3"14.22 miNorth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 111° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.50 meters/second, 1596.6 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 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"991.94 miWest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 miNorth991.77 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.2"750.45 miEast3° 41' 33.6"253.82 miNorth787.87 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 1:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:34 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Fri 1:34 PM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Fri 1:34 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM816 km507 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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