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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 9, 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 9, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 136° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"991.74 miWest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 miSouth991.71 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.4"1.66 miEast0° 16' 45.5"19.21 miSouth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 58' South, Longitude: 48° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.9"978.81 miWest0° 09' 27.0"10.83 miNorth979.15 mi
24 hours12° 35' 21.7"851.96 miEast4° 02' 00.7"277.22 miNorth901.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 11:50 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3537 km2198 miles1910 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmWest W

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