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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 10:50:00 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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 165° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 459.30 meters/second, 1653.5 kilometres/hour, 1027.4 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"1027.37 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 miSouth1027.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.0"3.94 miWest0° 22' 15.6"25.50 miSouth25.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 47° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 kilometres/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.0"983.26 miWest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 miNorth983.60 mi
24 hours12° 30' 24.9"849.86 miEast4° 12' 06.0"288.75 miNorth902.45 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
FakaofoMon 11:50 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiMon 11:50 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
AtafuMon 11:50 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest W
Pago PagoSun 11:50 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandMon 11:50 AM862 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Mon 12:50 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:50 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 11:50 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 12:50 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSun 10:50 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW

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