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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 42' South
Longitude: 163° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.38 meters/second, 1664.6 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1034.37 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"5.13 miwest0° 23' 03.9"26.42 misouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 29' South
Longitude: 164° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"997.13 miwest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 misouth997.03 mi
24 hours12° 04' 20.7"829.78 mieast4° 05' 33.7"281.28 misouth872.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 11:40 AM847 km526 miles458 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 12:40 PM971 km604 miles524 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSat 11:40 AM1032 km642 miles557 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 12:40 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:40 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 11:40 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 12:40 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 10:40 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 12:40 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 11:40 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmSouthwest SW
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