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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 = Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:02:00 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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 166° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 463.11 meters/second, 1667.2 kilometres/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 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° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1035.95 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1035.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miWest0° 23' 02.4"26.39 miSouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 60° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 kilometres/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 25.0"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.8"944.01 miWest0° 03' 44.1"4.28 miNorth944.19 mi
24 hours13° 54' 19.7"910.58 miEast2° 03' 13.3"141.24 miNorth926.74 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSat 12:02 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSat 12:02 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM1042 km647 miles563 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 12:02 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 11:02 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:02 AM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmWest W

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