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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 28' South
Longitude: 175° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.82 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"1033.11 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.8"4.89 miwest0° 22' 55.8"26.26 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 17' South
Longitude: 152° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.42 meters/second, 1560.3 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.7"969.36 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 misouth969.11 mi
24 hours13° 13' 43.2"886.84 mieast2° 48' 27.3"193.06 misouth901.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiMon 12:30 PM596 km370 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSun 11:30 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 11:30 AM646 km401 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:30 PM662 km411 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Mon 1:30 PM1024 km637 miles553 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 11:30 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaMon 11:30 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSun 12:30 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 12:30 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmSouth S
YarenMon 11:30 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
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