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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 150° 51' 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"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.24 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.6"4.24 miwest0° 22' 29.3"25.76 misouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 59° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.17 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.5"953.09 miwest0° 05' 42.9"6.55 minorth953.36 mi
24 hours13° 26' 02.7"887.25 mieast2° 45' 30.6"189.67 minorth913.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 11:50 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 11:50 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 11:50 AM1812 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 10:50 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:50 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:50 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 1:50 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 9:50 AM2965 km1843 miles1601 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 10:50 AM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 11:50 AM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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