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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

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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 Latitude: 4° 19' South, Longitude: 177° 47' 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"1034.83 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1034.82 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 Latitude: 2° 20' South, Longitude: 169° 10' 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"1003.83 miwest0° 10' 55.0"12.50 misouth1003.85 mi
24 hours348° 23' 28.0"802.33 miwest4° 19' 26.6"297.12 misouth853.71 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 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:40 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM914 km568 miles494 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 11:40 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 11:40 AM1583 km983 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:40 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 11:40 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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