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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 20' South
Longitude: 171° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.01 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"972.82 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"4.87 mieast0° 12' 47.4"14.67 minorth15.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 16' North
Longitude: 103° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.71 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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"979.01 miwest0° 08' 26.6"9.68 minorth978.78 mi
24 hours11° 05' 25.1"746.76 mieast3° 03' 28.5"210.26 minorth770.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSat 11:44 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:44 AM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nadi *Sat 1:44 PM693 km431 miles374 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 11:44 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
Lautoka *Sat 1:44 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:44 PM779 km484 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSat 1:44 PM1399 km869 miles756 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:44 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSat 11:44 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Auckland *Sat 1:44 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
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