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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:16:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 178° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 435.00 meters/second, 1566.0 kilometres/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"972.72 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"4.87 miEast0° 12' 47.1"14.66 miNorth15.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 96° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 437.84 meters/second, 1576.2 kilometres/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.32 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.7"979.23 miWest0° 08' 28.6"9.71 miNorth978.99 mi
24 hours11° 05' 15.1"746.73 miEast3° 04' 18.0"211.19 miNorth771.16 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Suva *Sat 1:16 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
Levuka *Sat 1:16 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth N
Nadi *Sat 1:16 PM310 km193 miles167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Sat 1:16 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Labasa *Sat 1:16 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
NukualofaSat 1:16 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
PangaiSat 1:16 PM733 km455 miles396 nmEast E
NeiafuSat 1:16 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mata-UtuSat 12:16 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 11:16 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmWest-northwest WNW

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