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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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 7:50:00 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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 120° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.77 meters/second, 1655.2 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.42 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.40 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.9"4.11 miWest0° 22' 23.3"25.64 miSouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 16° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.11 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.9"966.23 miWest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 miNorth966.57 mi
24 hours13° 00' 24.5"869.85 miEast3° 32' 07.5"243.03 miNorth909.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM3553 km2208 miles1918 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 2:50 PM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 1:50 PM4162 km2586 miles2247 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4181 km2598 miles2258 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloSat 12:50 PM4207 km2614 miles2271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 1:50 PM4227 km2627 miles2283 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 1:50 PM4417 km2745 miles2385 nmEast-northeast ENE

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