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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 10:30:00 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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 161° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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"1002.13 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.10 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miEast0° 18' 38.7"21.37 miSouth21.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.25 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.1"975.06 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miSouth974.82 mi
24 hours13° 17' 51.3"896.69 miEast3° 12' 18.5"220.36 miSouth917.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 12:30 PM714 km444 miles385 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSat 11:30 AM984 km611 miles531 nmWest W
AlofiSat 11:30 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:30 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM1217 km757 miles657 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSun 11:30 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Sun 11:30 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmWest-northwest WNW

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