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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 = Midnight between Saturday, October 5, 2013 and Sunday, October 6, 2013.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 177° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.10 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"1033.67 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miWest0° 22' 59.9"26.34 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 171° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.04 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.7"984.16 miWest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 miSouth983.95 mi
24 hours12° 40' 04.5"860.79 miEast3° 33' 46.8"244.92 miSouth889.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:00 Noon446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 12:00 Noon850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:00 Noon927 km576 miles500 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 12:00 Noon1234 km767 miles666 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 1:00 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 12:00 Noon1450 km901 miles783 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:00 Noon1488 km925 miles803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 2:00 PM1560 km970 miles843 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 11:00 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 11:00 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW

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