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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' South, Longitude: 168° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 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"1034.33 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.12 miwest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 misouth26.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 167° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.44 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.4 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 20.5"996.34 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.11 misouth996.23 mi
24 hours12° 06' 53.1"832.13 mieast4° 03' 47.6"279.26 misouth873.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:34 PM490 km304 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSat 12:34 PM853 km530 miles461 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSat 11:34 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:34 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:34 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 11:34 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:34 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:34 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSat 12:34 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 1:34 PM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmEast-southeast ESE
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