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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 = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 12:36:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 173° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.00 meters/second, 1566.0 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 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"972.74 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"4.87 miEast0° 12' 47.3"14.66 miNorth15.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' North, Longitude: 100° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.75 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.32 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.5"979.03 miWest0° 08' 27.2"9.69 miNorth978.80 mi
24 hours11° 05' 21.9"746.72 miEast3° 03' 44.1"210.54 miNorth770.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Sat 1:36 PM484 km301 miles261 nmNortheast NE
Lautoka *Sat 1:36 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Suva *Sat 1:36 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Sat 1:36 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Labasa *Sat 1:36 PM741 km461 miles400 nmNortheast NE
NoumeaSat 11:36 AM780 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:36 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:36 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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