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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 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 170° 49' 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"971.50 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 minorth971.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.4"5.07 mieast0° 12' 24.5"14.23 minorth15.11 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° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.45 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"991.91 miwest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 minorth991.73 mi
24 hours11° 00' 05.4"750.44 mieast3° 41' 14.8"253.47 minorth787.74 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 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaFri 11:46 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleFri 11:46 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Fri 1:46 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Fri 1:46 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 1:46 PM843 km524 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonFri 12:16 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaFri 1:46 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:46 PM1609 km999 miles869 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorthwest NW
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