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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 06' South
Longitude: 176° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.10 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"1033.74 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miwest0° 22' 59.9"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 48' South
Longitude: 172° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.04 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 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' 01.6"984.21 miwest0° 09' 37.6"11.03 misouth984.01 mi
24 hours12° 40' 06.0"860.87 mieast3° 33' 45.1"244.91 misouth889.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:00 Noon464 km288 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 12:00 Noon834 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 12:00 Noon951 km591 miles513 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 12:00 Noon1207 km750 miles652 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSun 1:00 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 12:00 Noon1453 km903 miles785 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:00 Noon1489 km926 miles804 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 2:00 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 11:00 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 11:00 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
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