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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:26:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 176° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 435.60 meters/second, 1568.1 kilometres/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"974.07 miWest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 miNorth974.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.67 miEast0° 13' 09.7"15.09 miNorth15.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' North, Longitude: 87° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 kilometres/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.8"965.05 miWest0° 06' 45.3"7.74 miNorth964.81 mi
24 hours11° 15' 23.8"747.46 miEast2° 20' 18.5"160.82 miNorth760.01 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiSun 12:26 PM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LautokaSun 12:26 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 12:26 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNortheast NE
LevukaSun 12:26 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNortheast NE
LabasaSun 12:26 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 11:26 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 1:26 PM899 km558 miles485 nmEast E
PangaiSun 1:26 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 11:26 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:26 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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