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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 166° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.12 meters/second, 1656.4 km/hour, 1029.2 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"1029.27 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.3"4.24 miwest0° 22' 29.0"25.75 misouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 73° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.1"953.71 miwest0° 05' 49.6"6.68 minorth953.98 mi
24 hours13° 24' 54.3"886.52 mieast2° 47' 55.5"192.45 minorth913.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 11:50 AM605 km376 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:50 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:50 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 12:50 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:50 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:50 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 12:50 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 10:50 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 10:50 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:50 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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