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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 = Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 11:38:00 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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.45 meters/second, 1646.8 km/hour, 1023.3 miles/hour or 889.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1023.21 miWest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 miSouth1023.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.5"3.27 miWest0° 21' 44.1"24.90 miSouth25.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' North, Longitude: 10° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.3"995.97 miWest0° 10' 28.0"11.99 miNorth995.86 mi
24 hours11° 50' 19.9"812.79 miEast3° 57' 04.4"271.55 miNorth853.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 11:38 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuFri 11:38 AM466 km289 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 12:38 PM767 km477 miles414 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:38 PM796 km495 miles430 nmSoutheast SE
LabasaFri 11:38 AM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:38 PM842 km523 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoThu 12:38 PM966 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaFri 11:38 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:38 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:38 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth N

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