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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 19' South
Longitude: 178° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.62 meters/second, 1665.4 km/hour, 1034.8 miles/hour or 899.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.90 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1034.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.1"5.23 miwest0° 23' 07.2"26.48 misouth26.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 20' South
Longitude: 168° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.80 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.0"1003.90 miwest0° 10' 55.0"12.50 misouth1003.91 mi
24 hours348° 23' 26.7"802.41 miwest4° 19' 26.3"297.13 misouth853.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 11:40 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 12:40 PM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM939 km583 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 11:40 AM1179 km732 miles637 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 11:40 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:40 AM1721 km1070 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 11:40 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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