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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° 19' 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' 24.4"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° 34' North, Longitude: 112° 11' 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"991.99 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth991.81 mi
24 hours11° 00' 04.6"750.49 mieast3° 41' 29.2"253.75 minorth787.88 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 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Fri 1:36 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Fri 1:36 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaFri 11:36 AM610 km379 miles330 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaFri 11:36 AM736 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:36 AM855 km531 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 1:36 PM1197 km744 miles647 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:36 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 2:36 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 1:36 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
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