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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 = Thursday, October 31, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 179° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.7 kilometres/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 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' 00.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1004.99 miWest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 miSouth1004.96 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.0"0.36 miWest0° 19' 07.1"21.91 miSouth21.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 149° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 447.13 meters/second, 1609.7 kilometres/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 30.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"1000.07 miWest0° 10' 46.3"12.34 miSouth1000.00 mi
24 hours11° 57' 43.3"824.27 miEast4° 12' 42.7"289.43 miSouth870.41 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
Labasa *Fri 12:40 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
Levuka *Fri 12:40 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 12:40 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Fri 12:40 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 12:40 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:40 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSoutheast SE

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