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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 175° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 meters/second, 1664.5 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"1034.35 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.6"5.12 miwest0° 23' 03.8"26.42 misouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' South, Longitude: 177° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.8"996.79 miwest0° 10' 35.8"12.14 misouth996.68 mi
24 hours12° 05' 27.3"830.81 mieast4° 04' 47.9"280.41 misouth872.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
RawakiSat 12:30 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM707 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM709 km441 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1095 km681 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 11:30 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 12:30 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorthwest NW
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