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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 169° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.11 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"1029.26 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' South, Longitude: 76° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 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' 56.6"953.81 miwest0° 05' 50.9"6.70 minorth954.09 mi
24 hours13° 24' 40.8"886.36 mieast2° 48' 23.8"192.99 minorth913.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSat 12:02 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:02 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:02 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:02 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:02 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 12:02 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNortheast NE
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