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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 21' South
Longitude: 154° 08' 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 17' South
Longitude: 62° 25' 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' 54.1"953.28 miwest0° 05' 44.2"6.58 minorth953.54 mi
24 hours13° 25' 48.1"887.14 mieast2° 46' 01.8"190.28 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 12:02 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 12:02 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 12:02 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:02 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:02 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:02 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:02 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:02 AM2733 km1698 miles1475 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:02 AM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 12:02 PM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmNorth N
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