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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 11:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 175° 22' 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"1034.28 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.6"5.12 miWest0° 23' 03.8"26.41 miSouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' South, Longitude: 176° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.8"996.73 miWest0° 10' 35.8"12.14 miSouth996.62 mi
24 hours12° 05' 25.8"830.73 miEast4° 04' 49.0"280.41 miSouth872.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSat 12:30 PM460 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiSat 12:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtafuSat 12:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Howland IslandFri 11:30 AM625 km388 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM734 km456 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuSat 11:30 AM955 km593 miles515 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1084 km674 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1460 km907 miles789 nmWest-northwest WNW

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