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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 138° 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"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.4"4.10 miwest0° 22' 23.0"25.64 misouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 34° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 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' 58.3"967.06 miwest0° 08' 00.9"9.18 minorth967.40 mi
24 hours12° 59' 00.8"868.97 mieast3° 34' 17.3"245.53 minorth909.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:30 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSat 11:00 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:00 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 11:00 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 11:00 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 10:00 AM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmWest W
AlofiSat 10:00 AM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:00 AM3678 km2285 miles1986 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 4:00 PM3767 km2340 miles2034 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 11:00 AM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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