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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° 17' 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"1033.14 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.12 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° 17' 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"969.90 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 misouth969.65 mi
24 hours13° 12' 34.9"886.01 mieast2° 50' 18.5"195.18 misouth901.48 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 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoMon 11:40 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 12:40 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Mon 12:40 PM1312 km816 miles709 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:40 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 11:40 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 12:40 PM1786 km1110 miles964 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 10:40 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 12:40 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 11:40 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
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