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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 = Friday, September 13, 2013 at 9:50:00 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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 148° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.10 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1035.93 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1035.93 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miWest0° 23' 02.2"26.38 miSouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.73 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.7"943.59 miWest0° 03' 35.1"4.11 miNorth943.76 mi
24 hours13° 55' 02.5"910.97 miEast1° 59' 47.0"137.30 miNorth926.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 11:50 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 11:50 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 11:50 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 10:50 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 11:50 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 9:50 AM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmWest W
ApiaSat 10:50 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 10:50 AM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 1:50 PM3734 km2320 miles2016 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 9:50 AM3816 km2371 miles2060 nmWest-southwest WSW

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