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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 = Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 7:44:00 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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 114° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.0"962.92 miWest0° 00' 23.1"0.44 miNorth962.94 mi
24 hours0° 05' 54.6"6.33 miEast0° 09' 29.5"10.88 miNorth12.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' South, Longitude: 129° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.60 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.8"935.73 miWest0° 04' 24.6"5.06 miNorth935.95 mi
24 hours14° 37' 33.8"951.71 miEast2° 23' 35.7"164.60 miNorth972.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:44 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmWest W
LimaThu 2:44 PM4078 km2534 miles2202 nmEast E
Santiago *Thu 4:44 PM4438 km2757 miles2396 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 2:44 PM4538 km2819 miles2450 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:44 AM4719 km2932 miles2548 nmWest W
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM4777 km2968 miles2580 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM4780 km2970 miles2581 nmNortheast NE

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