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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 160° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.12 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 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"1033.78 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.0"5.02 miwest0° 23' 00.1"26.35 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 33' South, Longitude: 150° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.5 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.0"985.10 miwest0° 09' 42.3"11.12 misouth984.90 mi
24 hours12° 37' 54.8"859.07 mieast3° 36' 08.0"247.63 misouth888.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 11:30 AM1255 km780 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:30 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSat 12:30 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:30 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 11:30 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 10:30 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 10:30 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 11:30 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaSun 10:30 AM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW
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