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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 = Friday, October 18, 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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 178° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.96 meters/second, 1645.0 km/hour, 1022.2 miles/hour or 888.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1022.09 miWest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 miSouth1022.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.1"3.09 miWest0° 21' 35.4"24.73 miSouth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 1° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.6 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"985.06 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miNorth984.86 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.0"807.89 miEast3° 20' 30.3"229.72 miNorth835.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:38 AM324 km201 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:38 AM434 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LabasaSat 11:38 AM762 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:38 PM775 km481 miles418 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:38 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:38 PM825 km512 miles445 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pago PagoFri 12:38 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaSat 11:38 AM966 km600 miles522 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 11:38 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSat 11:38 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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