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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 = Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:40:00 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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' North, Longitude: 173° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.9"1001.02 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miSouth1001.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.3"2.71 miWest0° 17' 53.8"20.51 miSouth20.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 130° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"1001.42 miWest0° 10' 40.4"12.22 miSouth1001.36 mi
24 hours11° 27' 16.2"789.39 miEast4° 09' 44.5"286.03 miSouth836.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 12:40 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 1:40 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSun 11:40 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:40 AM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 11:40 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 1:40 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:40 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouthwest SW

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