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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 179° 17' East

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"1033.75 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 169° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.08 meters/second, 1584.3 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 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"0.18 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.2"984.31 miwest0° 09' 38.2"11.04 misouth984.11 mi
24 hours12° 39' 51.5"860.67 mieast3° 34' 01.2"245.21 misouth889.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:50 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 11:50 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 11:50 AM1445 km898 miles781 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:50 AM1464 km910 miles790 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSun 11:50 AM1625 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSun 10:50 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 12:50 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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