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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 = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 8:34:00 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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' South, Longitude: 127° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.34 miWest0° 00' 13.3"0.25 miNorth955.35 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.2"7.39 miEast0° 05' 32.3"6.35 miNorth9.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' North, Longitude: 101° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.16 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"1000.16 miWest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 miSouth1000.40 mi
24 hours11° 00' 35.0"757.19 miEast4° 28' 09.1"307.09 miSouth819.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:34 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsTue 11:34 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:34 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 10:34 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 10:34 AM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:34 AM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 9:34 AM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 10:34 AM4763 km2960 miles2572 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 9:34 AM4903 km3047 miles2648 nmWest W
LimaTue 3:34 PM5470 km3399 miles2953 nmEast E

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