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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' South
Longitude: 136° 11' 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"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.4"4.10 miwest0° 22' 23.1"25.64 misouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 41' South
Longitude: 31° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.32 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 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' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.8"966.95 miwest0° 08' 00.0"9.17 minorth967.29 mi
24 hours12° 59' 12.5"869.10 mieast3° 33' 59.2"245.18 minorth909.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3553 km2208 miles1919 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3862 km2399 miles2085 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3947 km2452 miles2131 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 10:50 AM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmNorthwest NW
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