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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 = Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:28:00 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 Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 20:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 124° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 kilometres/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 59.7"16.31 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.3"978.05 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miNorth978.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 47.2"4.12 miEast0° 14' 12.8"16.30 miNorth16.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 174° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 432.23 meters/second, 1556.0 kilometres/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 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"16.11 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.7"966.65 miWest0° 05' 13.8"5.99 miSouth966.45 mi
24 hours348° 40' 43.9"752.96 miWest1° 45' 20.5"120.73 miSouth759.20 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:28 pm877 km545 miles474 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:28 pm1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSun 10:28 am2699 km1677 miles1457 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:28 am3726 km2315 miles2012 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:28 pm4282 km2661 miles2312 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 10:28 am4335 km2694 miles2341 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 9:28 am4806 km2986 miles2595 nmWest W
LimaSun 3:28 pm5090 km3163 miles2749 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 2:28 pm5091 km3164 miles2749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Mon 10:28 am5112 km3176 miles2760 nmWest W

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