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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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 148° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.13 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 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"1029.31 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.30 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.7"4.25 miwest0° 22' 29.3"25.76 misouth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 57° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.3"953.08 miwest0° 05' 41.9"6.53 minorth953.35 mi
24 hours13° 26' 12.7"887.42 mieast2° 45' 09.4"189.28 minorth913.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 12:10 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 11:40 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 11:40 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 11:40 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 10:40 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:40 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:40 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 1:40 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 9:40 AM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:40 AM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmWest-southwest WSW
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