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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 11:50:00 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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 179° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.82 meters/second, 1662.5 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"1033.03 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.7"4.89 miWest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 miSouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 156° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.7"969.09 miWest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 miSouth968.84 mi
24 hours13° 14' 08.7"887.09 miEast2° 47' 45.0"192.24 miSouth901.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 11:50 AM338 km210 miles182 nmSouth S
TabiteueaMon 11:50 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 11:50 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
Howland IslandSun 11:50 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtafuMon 12:50 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuMon 11:50 AM988 km614 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 11:50 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 12:50 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaMon 11:50 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S

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