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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 = Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:40:00 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 179° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.99 meters/second, 1620.0 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1006.44 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miSouth1006.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 31.1"0.58 miWest0° 19' 21.0"22.17 miSouth22.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 137° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.9"1005.17 miWest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 miSouth1005.23 mi
24 hours11° 25' 22.8"790.08 miEast4° 19' 52.5"297.60 miSouth843.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Labasa *Thu 12:40 PM308 km192 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mata-UtuThu 11:40 AM327 km203 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Thu 12:40 PM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Thu 12:40 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Thu 12:40 PM538 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Thu 12:40 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 11:40 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:40 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast E
NeiafuThu 12:40 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM791 km491 miles427 nmEast E

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