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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' South, Longitude: 171° 38' 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 misouth1029.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.2"4.24 miwest0° 22' 28.9"25.75 misouth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 11, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 11' South, Longitude: 79° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 57.1"953.91 miwest0° 05' 52.0"6.72 minorth954.18 mi
24 hours13° 24' 29.7"886.23 mieast2° 48' 47.3"193.44 minorth913.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 12:12 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:12 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth S
RawakiSat 12:12 PM416 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:12 PM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:12 PM716 km445 miles386 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:12 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 11:12 AM994 km618 miles537 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiSat 11:12 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:12 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 12:12 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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