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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
RawakiSun 12:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth N
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:30 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 11:30 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSat 12:30 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 11:30 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorthwest NW

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