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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 11:00:00 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 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 02' South, Longitude: 169° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.10 miWest0° 00' 46.8"0.90 miSouth1002.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miEast0° 18' 38.5"21.36 miSouth21.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 176° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.84 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.8"974.72 miWest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 miSouth974.49 mi
24 hours13° 18' 43.4"897.40 miEast3° 11' 18.2"219.21 miSouth917.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSat 12:00 Noon192 km119 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sun 1:00 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:00 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 12:00 Noon454 km282 miles245 nmSouth S
NeiafuSun 12:00 Noon657 km408 miles355 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 12:00 Noon667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiSun 12:00 Noon769 km478 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 12:00 Noon934 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 1:00 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sun 12:00 Noon1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW

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