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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 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' South, Longitude: 173° 35' 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"14.23 minorth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 111° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 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"991.93 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth991.75 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.5"750.44 mieast3° 41' 30.7"253.76 minorth787.84 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 1:36 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:36 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:36 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:36 AM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Levuka *Fri 1:36 PM636 km395 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Fri 1:36 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaFri 11:36 AM764 km475 miles413 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:36 AM878 km545 miles474 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:36 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:36 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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