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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 = Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:00:00 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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 153° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.5 kilometres/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.8 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"17.12 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.40 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 miSouth1027.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.3"3.94 miWest0° 22' 15.9"25.50 miSouth25.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 35° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 kilometres/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 28.1"16.38 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.5"982.77 miWest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 miNorth983.10 mi
24 hours12° 31' 15.3"850.42 miEast4° 11' 09.8"287.68 miNorth902.70 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
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sun 12:00 Noon949 km590 miles512 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 12:00 Noon1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 12:00 Noon1182 km735 miles638 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 12:00 Noon1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 11:00 AM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 12:00 Noon2098 km1303 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 11:00 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:00 AM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:00 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 10:00 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest W

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