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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 = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:20:00 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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 159° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 kilometres/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.14 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miEast0° 18' 38.9"21.37 miSouth21.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 166° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 436.04 meters/second, 1569.7 kilometres/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 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' 27.7"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.9"975.17 miWest0° 08' 55.9"10.23 miSouth974.93 mi
24 hours13° 17' 33.8"896.45 miEast3° 12' 38.6"220.74 miSouth917.20 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
RarotongaSat 12:20 PM691 km430 miles373 nmSouth S
Vaitape (Bora Bora)Sat 12:20 PM805 km500 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 12:20 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 11:20 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:20 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:20 AM1457 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:20 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth N
Suva *Sun 11:20 AM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:20 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-northwest WNW

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