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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 6, 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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 24' South, Longitude: 126° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.94 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.10 miWest0° 00' 18.9"0.36 miNorth959.12 mi
24 hours0° 06' 26.6"6.87 miEast0° 07' 46.8"8.92 miNorth11.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.6"961.92 miWest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 miSouth961.64 mi
24 hours13° 45' 12.1"915.98 miEast2° 57' 00.2"202.87 miSouth931.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
Gambier IslandsSun 11:34 AM823 km512 miles445 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM4251 km2642 miles2296 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 9:34 AM4474 km2780 miles2416 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM4817 km2993 miles2601 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:34 AM4968 km3087 miles2683 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:34 PM5408 km3361 miles2920 nmEast E

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