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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: 165° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.12 meters/second, 1656.4 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"1029.20 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.18 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° 42' 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"953.63 miwest0° 05' 49.4"6.68 minorth953.90 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.6"886.47 mieast2° 47' 52.8"192.39 minorth913.28 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 AM633 km394 miles342 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:50 AM673 km418 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:50 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 12:50 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:50 PM992 km616 miles535 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:50 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 12:50 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 10:50 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 10:50 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:50 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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