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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 9:40:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 147° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.13 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.73 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.3"5.02 miWest0° 23' 00.2"26.35 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 138° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.65 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.9"985.53 miWest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 miSouth985.33 mi
24 hours12° 36' 40.3"857.99 miEast3° 37' 27.4"249.13 miSouth888.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 11:40 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:40 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:40 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 11:40 AM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 9:40 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 10:40 AM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmSouthwest SW

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