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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 areas 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 10:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 11' West

The ground speed is currently 442.00 meters/second, 1591.2 kilometres/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"988.47 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth988.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.0"2.56 miEast0° 16' 34.3"18.99 miNorth19.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 51° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 kilometres/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 02.0"1004.37 miWest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 miSouth1004.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.6"778.26 miEast4° 37' 24.8"317.68 miSouth841.08 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaTue 12:46 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Tue 12:46 PM697 km433 miles377 nmEast E
PapeeteTue 12:46 PM916 km569 miles494 nmEast E
AlofiTue 11:46 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:46 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoWed 11:46 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 11:46 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:46 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth N
SuvaWed 10:46 AM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:46 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest-northwest WNW

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