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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 171° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.42 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 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"971.43 miWest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 miNorth971.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.4"5.07 miEast0° 12' 24.5"14.23 miNorth15.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' North, Longitude: 114° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 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"991.85 miWest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 miNorth991.67 mi
24 hours11° 00' 05.3"750.39 miEast3° 41' 16.3"253.49 miNorth787.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaFri 11:46 AM426 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:46 AM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:46 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:46 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 1:46 PM744 km463 miles402 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:46 PM815 km507 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Fri 1:46 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonFri 12:16 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaFri 1:46 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:46 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNortheast NE

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