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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 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' South, Longitude: 150° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.51 meters/second, 1657.8 km/hour, 1030.1 miles/hour or 895.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.6"1030.09 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1030.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.9"4.39 miwest0° 22' 35.4"25.87 misouth26.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 73° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.9"942.96 miwest0° 02' 52.9"3.30 minorth943.10 mi
24 hours13° 49' 23.5"904.06 mieast1° 42' 28.7"117.46 minorth916.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 11:50 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 11:50 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaThu 11:50 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 10:50 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 11:50 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 10:50 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 9:50 AM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 1:50 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 10:50 AM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 11:50 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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