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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 169° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.49 meters/second, 1657.8 km/hour, 1030.1 miles/hour or 895.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.6"1030.12 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1030.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.6"4.38 miwest0° 22' 35.1"25.87 misouth26.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 90° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.82 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.7"943.39 miwest0° 03' 01.9"3.48 minorth943.54 mi
24 hours13° 48' 25.3"903.39 mieast1° 45' 55.7"121.43 minorth916.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:02 PM405 km251 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:02 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:02 PM825 km513 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:02 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:02 PM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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