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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 8:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 133° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.75 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.4 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"1028.39 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.5"4.11 miWest0° 22' 23.1"25.64 miSouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 28° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.26 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.12 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.2"966.77 miWest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 miNorth967.10 mi
24 hours12° 59' 25.6"869.19 miEast3° 33' 39.0"244.78 miNorth909.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM3205 km1991 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 9:40 AM4139 km2572 miles2235 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4164 km2587 miles2248 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:40 AM4176 km2595 miles2255 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4246 km2638 miles2292 nmWest-southwest WSW

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