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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 = Sunday, October 13, 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 135° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.34 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.45 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 miSouth1027.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.6"3.95 miWest0° 22' 16.2"25.51 miSouth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 18° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.37 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.3"982.07 miWest0° 09' 48.1"11.23 miNorth982.41 mi
24 hours12° 32' 26.8"851.22 miEast4° 09' 49.2"286.15 miNorth903.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:20 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSun 10:50 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 12:50 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 10:50 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:50 AM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:50 PM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 9:50 AM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:50 AM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:50 AM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:50 AM4036 km2508 miles2180 nmNorthwest NW

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