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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 9:46:00 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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 143° 12' 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"988.40 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.5"2.57 miEast0° 16' 33.5"18.98 miNorth19.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 65° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.98 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' 02.7"1004.24 miWest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 miSouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 15' 15.5"777.62 miEast4° 37' 12.9"317.45 miSouth840.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 11:46 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 1:46 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 11:46 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 11:46 AM2662 km1654 miles1438 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 10:46 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 11:46 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 10:46 AM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 10:46 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Tue 4:46 PM3625 km2253 miles1958 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaWed 9:46 AM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmWest W

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