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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 = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 9:34:00 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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 140° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.35 meters/second, 1603.3 km/hour, 996.2 miles/hour or 865.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.60 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.4"995.99 miWest0° 00' 44.7"0.85 miNorth996.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 20.7"1.49 miEast0° 18' 02.3"20.67 miNorth20.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 129° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.24 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.85 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.9"950.93 miWest0° 06' 29.9"7.45 miSouth950.67 mi
24 hours13° 48' 23.0"909.41 miEast2° 04' 11.2"142.36 miSouth915.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 12:04 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth N
Gambier IslandsSun 12:34 PM928 km577 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 11:34 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:34 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSun 11:34 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 11:34 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 10:34 AM3183 km1978 miles1718 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 4:34 PM3384 km2103 miles1827 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 11:34 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 10:34 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmWest W

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