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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 8:50:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 135° 54' 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"1028.38 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.4"4.10 miWest0° 22' 23.1"25.64 miSouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 31° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.31 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 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' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.7"966.87 miWest0° 07' 59.9"9.16 miNorth967.21 mi
24 hours12° 59' 13.9"869.06 miEast3° 33' 57.1"245.13 miNorth909.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM421 km262 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3530 km2194 miles1906 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3889 km2416 miles2100 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3977 km2471 miles2147 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 10:50 AM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNorthwest NW

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