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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 153° 21' 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"1029.23 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.6"4.24 miwest0° 22' 29.2"25.76 misouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 61° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.21 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 53.9"953.18 miwest0° 05' 44.0"6.57 minorth953.45 mi
24 hours13° 25' 51.7"887.12 mieast2° 45' 54.3"190.13 minorth913.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:00 Noon1111 km690 miles600 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 12:00 Noon1199 km745 miles648 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 12:00 Noon1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:00 AM1983 km1232 miles1070 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:00 Noon2139 km1329 miles1155 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:00 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:00 AM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:00 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:00 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 2:00 PM3155 km1960 miles1704 nmSoutheast SE
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