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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 176° 09' 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"1029.16 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1029.14 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 Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 91° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 59.2"954.29 miwest0° 05' 57.3"6.82 minorth954.56 mi
24 hours13° 23' 34.4"885.54 mieast2° 50' 41.7"195.61 minorth913.10 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 PM361 km224 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 12:02 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 12:02 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmNortheast NE
SuvaSat 12:02 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:02 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 1:02 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 11:02 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 2:02 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:02 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaSat 1:02 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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