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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, November 2, 2013 at 8:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 136° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.24 miWest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 miSouth1002.21 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miEast0° 18' 39.9"21.39 miSouth21.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 145° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.6"976.16 miWest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 miSouth975.93 mi
24 hours13° 14' 56.8"894.31 miEast3° 15' 36.9"224.14 miSouth915.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsSat 11:50 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3791 km2355 miles2047 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3812 km2369 miles2059 nmWest W

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