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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 11:12:00 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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 171° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 460.11 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"1029.19 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1029.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.2"4.24 miWest0° 22' 28.9"25.75 miSouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 78° 59' West

The ground speed is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 kilometres/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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' 57.1"953.83 miWest0° 05' 51.8"6.72 miNorth954.10 mi
24 hours13° 24' 30.8"886.19 miEast2° 48' 44.6"193.38 miNorth913.23 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
AtafuSat 12:12 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:12 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
RawakiSat 12:12 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
Kanton IslandSat 12:12 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:12 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:12 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:12 PM768 km477 miles414 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuSat 11:12 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:12 AM1011 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:12 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest W

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