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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 00:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 20' South
Longitude: 168° 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"972.83 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 minorth972.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"4.87 mieast0° 12' 47.6"14.67 minorth15.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 18' North
Longitude: 106° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.66 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 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' 25.2"978.90 miwest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 minorth978.66 mi
24 hours11° 05' 29.2"746.75 mieast3° 03' 08.0"209.87 minorth770.82 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 11:56 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 11:56 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 11:56 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSat 12:26 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth S
Nadi *Sat 1:56 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
Lautoka *Sat 1:56 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:56 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:56 AM1509 km937 miles815 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:56 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmEast E
BrisbaneSat 10:56 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
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