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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: 168° 47' 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"1030.05 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1030.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.6"4.38 miwest0° 22' 35.1"25.87 misouth26.23 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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.82 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 819.9 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"943.32 miwest0° 03' 01.8"3.47 minorth943.47 mi
24 hours13° 48' 26.1"903.33 mieast1° 45' 52.6"121.36 minorth916.03 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 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:02 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM825 km513 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:02 PM836 km520 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:02 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:02 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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