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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 178° 09' 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' 03.7"26.41 misouth26.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' South, Longitude: 179° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 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 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.4"996.72 miwest0° 10' 35.6"12.13 misouth996.61 mi
24 hours12° 05' 40.7"831.02 mieast4° 04' 38.5"280.23 misouth873.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSat 12:40 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM921 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 11:40 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 11:40 AM1531 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 11:40 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 11:40 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 12:40 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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