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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, August 18, 2013 at 10:10:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 151° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.43 meters/second, 1628.8 km/hour, 1012.1 miles/hour or 879.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.87 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1011.92 miWest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 miSouth1011.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.8"3.95 miWest0° 19' 38.3"22.50 miSouth22.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 2° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.26 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.97 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"957.79 miWest0° 07' 39.7"8.78 miNorth958.14 mi
24 hours13° 53' 25.8"923.17 miEast3° 31' 45.7"242.64 miNorth961.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:10 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 12:10 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 10:10 AM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 11:10 AM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 11:10 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:10 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth S
ApiaMon 11:10 AM3694 km2296 miles1995 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 12:10 PM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Sun 3:10 PM4001 km2486 miles2160 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiMon 10:10 AM4002 km2487 miles2161 nmSouthwest SW

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