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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 166° 21' 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"17.15 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 74° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 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"953.65 miwest0° 05' 49.7"6.68 minorth953.92 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.4"886.45 mieast2° 47' 57.5"192.48 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 11:52 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:52 AM629 km391 miles340 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:52 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 12:52 PM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:52 PM954 km593 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:52 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 10:52 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 12:52 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 10:52 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:52 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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