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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° 18' 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' 15.7"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° 45' 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' 35.1"969.25 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth969.01 mi
24 hours13° 13' 56.8"887.00 mieast2° 48' 04.9"192.63 misouth901.92 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 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:40 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiMon 12:40 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM890 km553 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 1:40 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 11:40 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaMon 11:40 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 11:40 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 12:40 PM1755 km1091 miles948 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaMon 12:40 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmSouth S
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