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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 24, 2013 at 10:52:00 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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 159° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.69 meters/second, 1579.3 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.3"981.03 miWest0° 00' 36.9"0.71 miNorth981.06 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.2"3.64 miEast0° 14' 55.9"17.12 miNorth17.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' North, Longitude: 6° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.41 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"946.86 miWest0° 04' 02.9"4.64 miSouth947.07 mi
24 hours11° 37' 21.2"758.35 miEast2° 02' 10.4"140.05 miSouth775.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:52 PM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 11:52 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 12:52 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 12:52 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:52 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 11:52 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 10:52 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:52 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 10:52 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 10:52 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorthwest NW

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