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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 11:36:00 PM.

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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 23:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 171° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.58 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.0"974.03 miWest0° 00' 32.3"0.62 miNorth974.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.68 miEast0° 13' 09.0"15.08 miNorth15.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 75° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.74 meters/second, 1554.3 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"965.53 miWest0° 06' 49.1"7.82 miNorth965.29 mi
24 hours11° 15' 00.0"747.38 miEast2° 21' 54.9"162.66 miNorth760.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiSat 12:36 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
PangaiSun 12:36 PM325 km202 miles176 nmWest W
NeiafuSun 12:36 PM330 km205 miles178 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 12:36 PM425 km264 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pago PagoSat 12:36 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
Apia *Sun 1:36 PM699 km434 miles378 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:36 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
SuvaSun 11:36 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:36 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmNorth N
RarotongaSat 1:36 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast E

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