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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 12:56:00 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 00:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 168° 40' 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"972.76 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miNorth972.79 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 Latitude: 13° 18' North, Longitude: 105° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.67 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 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' 25.4"978.84 miWest0° 08' 25.9"9.66 miNorth978.60 mi
24 hours11° 05' 28.7"746.70 miEast3° 03' 09.9"209.89 miNorth770.77 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 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 11:56 AM316 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSat 11:56 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nadi *Sat 1:56 PM962 km598 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonSat 12:26 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
Lautoka *Sat 1:56 PM973 km605 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Sat 1:56 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 11:56 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSat 1:56 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 12:56 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE

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