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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 = Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:50:00 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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 135° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.27 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1029.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 43.0"4.25 miWest0° 22' 29.5"25.76 miSouth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 44° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.88 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.1"952.56 miWest0° 05' 36.2"6.42 miNorth952.83 mi
24 hours13° 27' 09.4"888.02 miEast2° 43' 06.9"186.93 miNorth913.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 11:20 AM443 km276 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 10:50 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 12:50 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 10:50 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 10:50 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:50 PM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 9:50 AM3900 km2423 miles2106 nmWest W
AlofiFri 9:50 AM3905 km2427 miles2109 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 10:50 AM3978 km2472 miles2148 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 10:50 AM3993 km2481 miles2156 nmWest-southwest WSW

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