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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 11:02:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' South, Longitude: 168° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.71 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 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"1028.30 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 63° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.4"968.29 miWest0° 08' 11.4"9.38 miNorth968.63 mi
24 hours12° 56' 38.8"867.33 miEast3° 37' 53.0"249.63 miNorth908.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 12:02 PM310 km193 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSun 12:02 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:02 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:02 PM749 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:02 AM1214 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:02 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:02 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 12:02 PM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:02 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE

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