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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 179° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.82 meters/second, 1662.5 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"1033.10 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.09 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 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 157° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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' 34.5"969.14 miwest0° 08' 01.1"9.19 misouth968.90 mi
24 hours13° 14' 10.3"887.17 mieast2° 47' 42.6"192.20 misouth901.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 11:50 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 11:50 AM790 km491 miles426 nmNortheast NE
TarawaMon 11:50 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 12:50 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaMon 11:50 AM1403 km872 miles757 nmSouth S
YarenMon 11:50 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroMon 11:50 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 10:50 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 12:50 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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