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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, October 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 162° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.38 meters/second, 1664.6 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.30 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.13 miWest0° 23' 03.9"26.42 miSouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' South, Longitude: 164° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"997.07 miWest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 miSouth996.97 mi
24 hours12° 04' 19.1"829.70 miEast4° 05' 34.7"281.28 miSouth872.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 11:40 AM878 km546 miles474 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM951 km591 miles513 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:40 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 11:40 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouthwest SW

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