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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 05' South
Longitude: 163° 13' 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' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 35' South
Longitude: 152° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 06.4"985.00 miwest0° 09' 41.9"11.11 misouth984.80 mi
24 hours12° 38' 09.3"859.27 mieast3° 35' 52.2"247.33 misouth888.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 11:40 AM845 km525 miles456 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sun 12:40 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:40 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:40 AM1708 km1062 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 12:40 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 11:40 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmSouthwest SW
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