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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 153° 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"1029.23 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 62° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.22 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"953.20 miwest0° 05' 44.1"6.58 minorth953.47 mi
24 hours13° 25' 49.3"887.09 mieast2° 45' 59.1"190.22 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 12:02 PM1090 km677 miles589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 12:02 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 12:02 PM1664 km1034 miles898 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:02 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:02 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:02 AM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:02 AM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:02 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:02 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 2:02 PM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmSoutheast SE
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