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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 = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:46:00 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 171° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.61 meters/second, 1568.2 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"974.09 miWest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 miNorth974.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.7"4.67 miEast0° 13' 10.1"15.10 miNorth15.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' North, Longitude: 92° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.08 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.6"964.86 miWest0° 06' 43.8"7.72 miNorth964.61 mi
24 hours11° 15' 33.3"747.50 miEast2° 19' 39.7"160.08 miNorth759.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 11:46 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaSun 11:46 AM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSun 11:46 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
NadiSun 12:46 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 12:46 PM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 12:46 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
LabasaSun 12:46 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaSun 1:46 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 12:46 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 11:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorthwest NW

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