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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 11:50:00 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).

= 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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' South, Longitude: 179° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 459.70 meters/second, 1654.9 kilometres/hour, 1028.3 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"1028.27 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.5"4.09 miWest0° 22' 22.2"25.62 miSouth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 74° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 433.17 meters/second, 1559.4 kilometres/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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"16.15 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.6"968.80 miWest0° 08' 15.5"9.46 miNorth969.14 mi
24 hours12° 55' 42.7"866.71 miEast3° 39' 17.0"251.23 miNorth908.54 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
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM86 km53 miles46 nmSouth S
Mata-UtuSun 11:50 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
TabiteueaSun 11:50 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AtafuSun 12:50 PM929 km578 miles502 nmEast E
LabasaSun 11:50 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:50 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast E
SuvaSun 11:50 AM1151 km715 miles622 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1205 km749 miles650 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:50 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW

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