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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 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 133° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.75 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.46 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.5"4.11 miwest0° 22' 23.1"25.64 misouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 29° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.27 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.4"966.84 miwest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 minorth967.18 mi
24 hours12° 59' 24.2"869.24 mieast3° 33' 41.0"244.84 minorth909.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 9:40 AM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4136 km2570 miles2233 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:40 AM4157 km2583 miles2244 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4216 km2619 miles2276 nmWest-southwest WSW
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