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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 = Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 151° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.99 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.40 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"983.94 miWest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 miNorth983.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.4"3.22 miEast0° 15' 36.0"17.88 miNorth18.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' North, Longitude: 23° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"972.31 miWest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 miSouth972.65 mi
24 hours11° 18' 32.8"757.06 miEast3° 31' 25.2"242.23 miSouth800.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 12:20 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 12:20 PM262 km163 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 12:20 PM886 km551 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:20 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:20 PM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:20 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 2:20 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 11:20 AM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
SuvaSun 10:20 AM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmWest W

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