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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 = Friday, October 11, 2013 at 10:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 165° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 460.12 meters/second, 1656.4 kilometres/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 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"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.20 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1029.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.3"4.24 miWest0° 22' 29.0"25.75 miSouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 73° 42' West

The ground speed is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 kilometres/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 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' 25.9"15.90 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.1"953.63 miWest0° 05' 49.4"6.68 miNorth953.90 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.6"886.47 miEast2° 47' 52.8"192.39 miNorth913.28 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
FakaofoSat 11:50 AM630 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:50 AM673 km418 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
AtafuSat 11:50 AM747 km464 miles403 nmWest W
Kanton IslandSat 11:50 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:50 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 12:50 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:50 PM992 km616 miles535 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:50 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 12:50 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 10:50 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorthwest NW

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