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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 = Monday, January 21, 2013 at 12:36:00 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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' South, Longitude: 173° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.21 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.26 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.5"975.45 miWest0° 00' 33.3"0.64 miNorth975.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.1"4.47 miEast0° 13' 32.2"15.52 miNorth16.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 78° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.0"952.15 miWest0° 04' 48.2"5.51 miNorth951.94 mi
24 hours11° 27' 10.4"750.76 miEast1° 31' 05.8"104.43 miNorth754.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiMon 12:36 PM445 km277 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaMon 12:36 PM460 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaMon 12:36 PM523 km325 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
LevukaMon 12:36 PM583 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaMon 11:36 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW
LabasaMon 12:36 PM702 km436 miles379 nmEast-northeast ENE
NoumeaMon 11:36 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleMon 11:36 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 1:36 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast E
FunafutiMon 12:36 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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