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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 173° 49' 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"971.49 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 minorth971.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.5"5.07 mieast0° 12' 24.3"14.23 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° 42' 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"992.00 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth991.83 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.3"750.50 mieast3° 41' 31.9"253.80 minorth787.91 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 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:34 PM503 km312 miles272 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:34 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM656 km408 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:34 AM787 km489 miles425 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:34 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:34 PM1145 km712 miles619 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:34 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:34 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmEast E
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