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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 = Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11:00:00 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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' South, Longitude: 168° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 459.71 meters/second, 1655.0 kilometres/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.30 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.7"4.09 miWest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 miSouth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 62° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.6 kilometres/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 27.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.3"968.26 miWest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 miNorth968.60 mi
24 hours12° 56' 41.3"867.36 miEast3° 37' 49.6"249.56 miNorth908.73 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
FakaofoSun 12:00 Noon356 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
AtafuSun 12:00 Noon461 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 12:00 Noon512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kanton IslandSun 12:00 Noon654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pago PagoSat 12:00 Noon765 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 1:00 PM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:00 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:00 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:00 Noon1263 km785 miles682 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:00 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmWest W

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