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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 178° 01' 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"1033.04 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.8"4.89 miwest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 misouth26.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 154° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.37 meters/second, 1560.1 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 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' 35.2"969.20 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth968.95 mi
24 hours13° 13' 55.3"886.92 mieast2° 48' 07.5"192.67 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
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM455 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:40 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiMon 12:40 PM833 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 11:40 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 11:40 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiSun 12:40 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 12:40 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouth S
YarenMon 11:40 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
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