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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° 29' 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"1033.03 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.02 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: 156° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 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"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.7"969.09 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 misouth968.84 mi
24 hours13° 14' 08.7"887.09 mieast2° 47' 45.0"192.24 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 11:50 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 11:50 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
TarawaMon 11:50 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 12:50 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Mon 1:50 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaMon 11:50 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S
YarenMon 11:50 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroMon 11:50 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaMon 10:50 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 12:50 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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