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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, November 1, 2013 at 9:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 149° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.66 miWest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 miSouth1003.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miWest0° 18' 54.0"21.66 miSouth21.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.77 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.51 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.6"990.29 miWest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 miSouth990.12 mi
24 hours12° 33' 57.2"858.79 miEast3° 52' 36.0"266.45 miSouth894.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:40 AM318 km197 miles172 nmSouth S
RarotongaFri 11:40 AM1342 km834 miles724 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 11:40 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 10:40 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 1:40 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 11:40 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 10:40 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:40 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 9:40 AM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 10:40 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmWest W

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