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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 areas 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 10:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 165° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 462.12 meters/second, 1663.6 kilometres/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.70 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.9"5.02 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 155° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 440.35 meters/second, 1585.3 kilometres/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.8"984.84 miWest0° 09' 41.4"11.10 miSouth984.65 mi
24 hours12° 38' 22.2"859.39 miEast3° 35' 38.3"247.05 miSouth888.80 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 11:50 AM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kanton IslandSun 11:50 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM794 km493 miles428 nmSouthwest SW
AtafuSun 11:50 AM871 km541 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:50 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:50 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:50 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 10:50 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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