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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 = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 10:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 163° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 461.83 meters/second, 1662.6 kilometres/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.7 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"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.06 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.1"4.90 miWest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 miSouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 140° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 kilometres/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 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' 27.7"16.17 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.9"969.84 miWest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 miSouth969.60 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.4"885.93 miEast2° 50' 21.0"195.22 miSouth901.41 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
RawakiMon 11:40 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 11:40 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kanton IslandMon 11:40 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 12:40 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 12:40 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:40 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 11:40 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 12:40 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 12:40 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 10:40 AM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W

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