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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 06' South
Longitude: 169° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.10 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.2 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"1033.73 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.6"5.01 miwest0° 22' 59.8"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 53' South
Longitude: 179° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.90 meters/second, 1583.7 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 59.8"983.92 miwest0° 09' 36.0"11.00 misouth983.71 mi
24 hours12° 40' 49.9"861.46 mieast3° 32' 56.7"243.98 misouth889.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:30 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaSun 12:30 PM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSun 12:30 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 12:30 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
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