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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 = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9:36:00 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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 140° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.39 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.6"2.57 miEast0° 16' 33.3"18.98 miNorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' North, Longitude: 68° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.97 meters/second, 1616.3 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.8"1004.21 miWest0° 11' 24.5"13.06 miSouth1004.37 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.2"777.52 miEast4° 37' 10.6"317.41 miSouth840.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 12:36 PM849 km528 miles458 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 11:36 AM942 km585 miles508 nmWest W
TaiohaeTue 12:06 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 1:36 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaTue 11:36 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:36 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:36 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:36 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 4:36 PM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 10:36 AM3424 km2127 miles1849 nmWest-northwest WNW

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