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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 = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 8:08:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 120° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"955.98 miWest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 miNorth955.99 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.0"7.30 miEast0° 05' 59.1"6.86 miNorth10.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 118° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.0"1005.18 miWest0° 11' 27.2"13.12 miSouth1005.31 mi
24 hours11° 11' 34.1"773.85 miEast4° 37' 50.6"318.17 miSouth836.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:08 PM966 km600 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:08 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteWed 10:08 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 10:08 AM4004 km2488 miles2162 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:08 PM4167 km2589 miles2250 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 3:08 PM4793 km2978 miles2588 nmEast E
KiritimatiThu 10:08 AM4803 km2984 miles2593 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago *Wed 5:08 PM5027 km3124 miles2714 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:08 AM5091 km3163 miles2749 nmWest W
QuitoWed 3:08 PM5226 km3247 miles2822 nmEast-northeast ENE

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