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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 11:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 175° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 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"1033.68 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.8"5.01 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 164° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.17 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.5"984.45 miWest0° 09' 39.3"11.06 miSouth984.25 mi
24 hours12° 39' 20.6"860.19 miEast3° 34' 34.9"245.84 miSouth889.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandSun 12:30 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtafuSun 12:30 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSun 12:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth N
Howland IslandSat 11:30 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSun 11:30 AM912 km566 miles492 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:30 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW

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