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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 = Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:52:00 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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 144° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"982.43 miWest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 miNorth982.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.6"3.44 miEast0° 15' 15.5"17.49 miNorth17.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 19° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.34 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.4"957.92 miWest0° 06' 06.1"6.99 miSouth958.21 mi
24 hours11° 28' 38.7"757.34 miEast2° 48' 52.7"193.54 miSouth787.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:52 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 11:52 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 1:52 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 10:52 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 11:52 AM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 11:52 AM2922 km1815 miles1578 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:52 AM3022 km1877 miles1631 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:52 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 4:52 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSat 9:52 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmWest W

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