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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:34:00 AM.

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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 168° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 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"1034.26 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.25 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.12 miWest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 miSouth26.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 167° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.44 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 20.5"996.28 miWest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 miSouth996.17 mi
24 hours12° 06' 51.5"832.04 miEast4° 03' 48.6"279.26 miSouth873.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:34 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:34 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1342 km834 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:34 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmEast-southeast ESE

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