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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 11:46:00 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 23:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' South, Longitude: 173° 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"972.69 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"4.88 miEast0° 12' 46.5"14.65 miNorth15.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' North, Longitude: 88° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 25.9"979.52 miWest0° 08' 30.4"9.75 miNorth979.28 mi
24 hours11° 05' 04.9"746.76 miEast3° 05' 09.0"212.16 miNorth771.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiSat 12:46 PM80 km50 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 12:46 PM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-southwest WSW
NeiafuSat 12:46 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth N
AlofiFri 12:46 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pago PagoFri 12:46 PM749 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:46 PM751 km467 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Sat 1:46 PM753 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Labasa *Sat 12:46 PM838 km521 miles453 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 12:46 PM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nadi *Sat 12:46 PM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW

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