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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 23' South
Longitude: 175° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.10 meters/second, 1656.3 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"1029.23 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 42.0"4.23 miwest0° 22' 28.7"25.75 misouth26.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 91° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.3"954.36 miwest0° 05' 57.4"6.83 minorth954.64 mi
24 hours13° 23' 33.1"885.58 mieast2° 50' 44.4"195.68 minorth913.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:02 PM390 km242 miles211 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 12:02 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 12:02 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNortheast NE
SuvaSat 12:02 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:02 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 11:02 AM1408 km875 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:02 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:02 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:02 PM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:02 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
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