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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 10:44:00 PM.

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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 22:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 158° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.4"972.64 miWest0° 00' 31.3"0.60 miNorth972.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"4.89 miEast0° 12' 45.5"14.63 miNorth15.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 73° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.5"980.11 miWest0° 08' 34.6"9.83 miNorth979.88 mi
24 hours11° 04' 44.5"746.82 miEast3° 06' 53.9"214.16 miNorth772.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 12:44 PM179 km111 miles96 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:44 PM975 km606 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 11:44 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:44 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:44 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 11:44 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Sat 11:44 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:44 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 10:44 AM2746 km1707 miles1483 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 2:44 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmEast-southeast ESE

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