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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° 22' 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"1032.42 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.41 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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 14.0"954.53 miwest0° 05' 46.8"6.63 misouth954.31 mi
24 hours13° 42' 40.2"906.55 mieast1° 47' 46.4"123.54 misouth910.44 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 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:40 AM701 km436 miles379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 12:40 PM877 km545 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiTue 12:40 PM881 km547 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Apia *Tue 1:40 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaTue 11:40 AM1253 km778 miles676 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaTue 11:40 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiMon 12:40 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 12:40 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth S
YarenTue 11:40 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-northwest WNW
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