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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 22' South
Longitude: 166° 38' 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 13' South
Longitude: 74° 26' 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' 56.2"953.72 miwest0° 05' 49.8"6.68 minorth954.00 mi
24 hours13° 24' 52.2"886.49 mieast2° 48' 00.2"192.54 minorth913.34 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 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 11:52 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 11:52 AM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 12:52 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 12:52 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 11:52 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 10:52 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 12:52 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 10:52 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:52 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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