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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 11:50:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 179° 38' East

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 miSouth1034.26 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.12 miWest0° 23' 03.7"26.41 miSouth26.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 178° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 22.9"996.59 miWest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 miSouth996.48 mi
24 hours347° 54' 07.3"831.14 miWest4° 04' 30.3"280.06 miSouth873.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:50 AM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 11:50 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 11:50 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 12:50 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:50 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSat 11:50 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 11:50 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 11:50 AM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 10:50 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 12:50 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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