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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' South, Longitude: 178° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.52 meters/second, 1661.5 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.35 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.34 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.5"4.77 miwest0° 22' 51.1"26.17 misouth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 141° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.1"954.48 miwest0° 05' 47.0"6.63 misouth954.25 mi
24 hours13° 42' 39.0"906.47 mieast1° 47' 49.6"123.59 misouth910.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiTue 11:40 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:40 AM693 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 12:40 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiTue 12:40 PM851 km529 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaTue 11:40 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:40 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiMon 12:40 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
YarenTue 11:40 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest-northwest WNW
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