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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 1:36:00 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 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 158° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 meters/second, 1566.1 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"972.80 miWest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 miNorth972.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"4.86 miEast0° 12' 48.2"14.68 miNorth15.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' North, Longitude: 115° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.9"978.45 miWest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 miNorth978.22 mi
24 hours11° 05' 42.7"746.67 miEast3° 02' 01.4"208.58 miNorth770.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 12:36 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:36 AM978 km607 miles528 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 12:36 PM1055 km655 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 12:36 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:36 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 12:36 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 11:36 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 12:36 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:36 PM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmEast E
Melbourne *Sat 12:36 PM2347 km1459 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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