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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 21:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 146° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.74 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"1028.43 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.2"4.10 miwest0° 22' 22.9"25.64 misouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 36' South
Longitude: 41° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.51 meters/second, 1557.0 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.8"967.38 miwest0° 08' 03.5"9.23 minorth967.72 mi
24 hours12° 58' 25.5"868.58 mieast3° 35' 11.5"246.56 minorth909.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 12:00 Noon750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 11:30 AM1147 km712 miles619 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 11:30 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 11:30 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:30 PM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSun 10:30 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest W
AlofiSat 10:30 AM2855 km1774 miles1541 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 11:30 AM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 10:30 AM3453 km2146 miles1865 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 11:30 AM3455 km2147 miles1865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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