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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 11:36:00 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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 171° 20' 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' 30.6"4.88 miEast0° 12' 46.3"14.65 miNorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 86° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 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"979.61 miWest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 miNorth979.38 mi
24 hours11° 05' 01.6"746.77 miEast3° 05' 25.9"212.48 miNorth771.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiFri 12:36 PM206 km128 miles111 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSat 12:36 PM321 km199 miles173 nmWest W
NeiafuSat 12:36 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 12:36 PM412 km256 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoFri 12:36 PM675 km419 miles365 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 1:36 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:36 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth N
Suva *Sat 12:36 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:36 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:36 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth N

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