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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 21' South
Longitude: 151° 07' 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 misouth1029.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.6"4.25 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 18' South
Longitude: 59° 32' 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' 53.7"953.17 miwest0° 05' 43.0"6.55 minorth953.44 mi
24 hours13° 26' 01.5"887.29 mieast2° 45' 33.3"189.74 minorth913.50 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 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 11:50 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 11:50 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 10:50 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 11:50 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:50 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 9:50 AM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 1:50 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 10:50 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 11:50 AM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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