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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 171° 10' 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"972.75 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"4.87 miEast0° 12' 47.4"14.67 miNorth15.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 103° 20' 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"978.94 miWest0° 08' 26.6"9.67 miNorth978.70 mi
24 hours11° 05' 25.3"746.71 miEast3° 03' 27.0"210.21 miNorth770.87 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 11:46 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSat 11:46 AM535 km333 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 11:46 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorthwest NW
Nadi *Sat 1:46 PM715 km444 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:46 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:46 PM801 km498 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
Labasa *Sat 1:46 PM968 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonSat 12:16 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaSat 1:46 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:46 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE

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