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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 20' South
Longitude: 136° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.34 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 43.0"4.25 miwest0° 22' 29.5"25.76 misouth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 24' South
Longitude: 45° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.94 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.2"952.64 miwest0° 05' 36.4"6.43 minorth952.90 mi
24 hours13° 27' 08.3"888.06 mieast2° 43' 09.6"187.00 minorth913.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 11:20 AM416 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 10:50 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 12:50 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 10:50 AM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 10:50 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 3:50 PM3575 km2222 miles1931 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 9:50 AM3872 km2406 miles2091 nmWest W
AlofiFri 9:50 AM3876 km2409 miles2093 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 10:50 AM3959 km2460 miles2138 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 10:50 AM3963 km2462 miles2140 nmWest-southwest WSW
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