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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 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 158° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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"974.14 miWest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 miNorth974.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.66 miEast0° 13' 10.8"15.11 miNorth15.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 25' North, Longitude: 104° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.23 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.08 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.7"964.38 miWest0° 06' 40.0"7.64 miNorth964.13 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.4"747.58 miEast2° 18' 02.6"158.22 miNorth759.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 12:36 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 11:36 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 12:36 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 12:36 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 11:36 AM1414 km879 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 12:36 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 11:36 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sun 12:36 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 1:36 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast E
YarenSun 1:36 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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