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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 05' South
Longitude: 165° 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"1033.77 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.9"5.02 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 36' South
Longitude: 155° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 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' 05.7"984.90 miwest0° 09' 41.4"11.10 misouth984.70 mi
24 hours12° 38' 24.0"859.47 mieast3° 35' 36.6"247.03 misouth888.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 11:50 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 12:50 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 10:50 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 11:50 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 10:50 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaSun 11:50 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 12:50 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmSoutheast SE
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