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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 20, 2013 at 8:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 124° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.11 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 49.3"975.21 miWest0° 00' 33.1"0.64 miNorth975.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.1"4.50 miEast0° 13' 28.4"15.45 miNorth16.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 19° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.67 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.0"954.15 miWest0° 05' 09.0"5.90 miNorth953.93 mi
24 hours11° 25' 12.4"750.11 miEast1° 39' 46.2"114.37 miNorth755.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:30 PM794 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:30 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:30 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:30 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 10:30 AM4303 km2674 miles2324 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:30 PM4363 km2711 miles2356 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiSun 9:30 AM4734 km2941 miles2556 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:30 AM5045 km3135 miles2724 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:30 PM5159 km3205 miles2785 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 2:30 PM5171 km3213 miles2792 nmNortheast NE

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