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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° 38' 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"1029.30 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.28 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° 56' 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' 54.0"953.26 miwest0° 05' 44.1"6.57 minorth953.53 mi
24 hours13° 25' 50.4"887.16 mieast2° 45' 57.0"190.19 minorth913.47 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 Noon1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 12:00 Noon1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 12:00 Noon1673 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:00 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:00 Noon2110 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:00 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:00 AM2671 km1659 miles1442 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:00 AM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:00 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 2:00 PM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmSoutheast SE
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