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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° 21' 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"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1029.19 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.17 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: 78° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 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' 57.1"953.83 miwest0° 05' 51.8"6.72 minorth954.10 mi
24 hours13° 24' 30.8"886.19 mieast2° 48' 44.6"193.38 minorth913.23 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 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:12 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth S
RawakiSat 12:12 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:12 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:12 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:12 PM767 km476 miles414 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 11:12 AM1011 km629 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:12 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:12 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 12:12 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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