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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 11:34:00 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 23:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 170° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.98 meters/second, 1565.9 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"972.68 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.7"4.88 miEast0° 12' 46.3"14.64 miNorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 85° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"979.63 miWest0° 08' 31.3"9.76 miNorth979.40 mi
24 hours11° 05' 00.9"746.77 miEast3° 05' 29.3"212.55 miNorth771.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:34 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSat 12:34 PM372 km231 miles201 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:34 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:34 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:34 PM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:34 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:34 PM746 km463 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Sat 12:34 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:34 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:34 PM1216 km755 miles656 nmNorth N

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