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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 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 148° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.13 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.80 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.3"5.02 miwest0° 23' 00.2"26.35 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 138° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.65 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.9"985.58 miwest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 misouth985.39 mi
24 hours12° 36' 41.8"858.07 mieast3° 37' 25.7"249.11 misouth888.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 11:40 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:40 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:40 AM2819 km1751 miles1522 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 11:40 AM3101 km1927 miles1675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 9:40 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 10:40 AM3414 km2121 miles1843 nmSouthwest SW
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