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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 = Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 12:38:00 AM.

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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 58' South, Longitude: 166° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.93 meters/second, 1645.0 km/hour, 1022.1 miles/hour or 888.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1022.04 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miSouth1022.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"3.08 miWest0° 21' 35.1"24.72 miSouth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 13° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.20 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"984.54 miWest0° 09' 05.5"10.41 miNorth984.34 mi
24 hours11° 53' 57.2"807.67 miEast3° 18' 46.1"227.73 miNorth834.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:38 AM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:38 AM749 km466 miles405 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:38 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:38 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 11:38 AM1362 km846 miles736 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:38 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:38 PM1436 km892 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:38 PM1549 km963 miles836 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:38 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 11:38 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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