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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 10:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 166° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 460.12 meters/second, 1656.4 kilometres/hour, 1029.2 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 74° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 426.42 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"953.65 miWest0° 05' 49.7"6.68 miNorth953.92 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.4"886.45 miEast2° 47' 57.5"192.48 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 11:52 AM579 km360 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:52 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
AtafuSat 11:52 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kanton IslandSat 11:52 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:52 AM901 km560 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 12:52 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:52 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:52 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 10:52 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 12:52 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNortheast NE

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