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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 11:40:00 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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 177° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 meters/second, 1664.5 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' 03.7"26.41 miSouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' South, Longitude: 179° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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' 23.4"996.66 miWest0° 10' 35.6"12.13 miSouth996.55 mi
24 hours12° 05' 39.2"830.93 miEast4° 04' 39.6"280.23 miSouth872.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Howland IslandFri 11:40 AM625 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandSat 12:40 PM719 km447 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtafuSat 12:40 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 12:40 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaSat 11:40 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:40 AM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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