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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 9:30:00 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 21:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 145° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.74 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"1028.36 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.34 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.2"4.10 miWest0° 22' 22.9"25.63 miSouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 41° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.50 meters/second, 1557.0 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.12 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.7"967.30 miWest0° 08' 03.3"9.23 miNorth967.64 mi
24 hours12° 58' 26.7"868.54 miEast3° 35' 09.5"246.51 miNorth909.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 12:00 Noon720 km447 miles389 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 11:30 AM1156 km719 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 11:30 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 11:30 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:30 PM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSun 10:30 AM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmWest W
AlofiSat 10:30 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:30 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 11:30 AM3466 km2154 miles1872 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSun 10:30 AM3481 km2163 miles1879 nmWest-southwest WSW

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