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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 28' South, Longitude: 163° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.83 meters/second, 1662.6 km/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.06 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.1"4.90 miwest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 misouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 140° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.66 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 38.9"969.84 miwest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 misouth969.60 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.4"885.93 mieast2° 50' 21.0"195.22 misouth901.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiMon 11:40 AM876 km544 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 11:40 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 12:40 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 12:40 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:40 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 11:40 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 12:40 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 12:40 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 10:40 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 11:40 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmSouthwest SW
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