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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 173° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 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"1033.76 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.8"5.01 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 162° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 meters/second, 1584.8 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.9"984.61 miwest0° 09' 39.8"11.07 misouth984.41 mi
24 hours12° 39' 07.6"860.07 mieast3° 34' 49.0"246.13 misouth889.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSun 12:20 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 11:20 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSun 11:20 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth S
AlofiSat 12:20 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:20 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 11:20 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NukualofaSun 12:20 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSouth S
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