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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 = Monday, January 28, 2013 at 9:46:00 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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 143° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.30 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.45 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"986.89 miWest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 miNorth986.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.5"2.79 miEast0° 16' 14.5"18.62 miNorth18.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 54° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.3"997.69 miWest0° 10' 42.7"12.27 miSouth997.96 mi
24 hours11° 09' 16.6"765.65 miEast4° 26' 04.8"304.72 miSouth826.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:46 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 1:46 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 11:46 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 11:46 AM2684 km1667 miles1449 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 10:46 AM2818 km1751 miles1521 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:46 AM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 10:46 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 10:46 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 4:46 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaTue 9:46 AM4052 km2518 miles2188 nmWest W

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