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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 = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 178° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.82 meters/second, 1662.6 km/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.04 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.8"4.89 miWest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 miSouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 154° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.37 meters/second, 1560.1 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.16 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.2"969.20 miWest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 miSouth968.95 mi
24 hours13° 13' 55.3"886.92 miEast2° 48' 07.5"192.67 miSouth901.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM456 km284 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:40 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtafuMon 12:40 PM696 km432 miles376 nmEast-southeast ESE
Howland IslandSun 11:40 AM712 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kanton IslandMon 12:40 PM763 km474 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiMon 12:40 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuMon 11:40 AM889 km552 miles480 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TabiteueaMon 11:40 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSoutheast SE

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