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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 150° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.73 meters/second, 1655.0 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"1028.34 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.1"4.10 miwest0° 22' 22.8"25.63 misouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 45° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.60 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 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° 27' 00.8"967.51 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.27 minorth967.85 mi
24 hours12° 58' 03.3"868.27 mieast3° 35' 45.4"247.19 minorth908.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 11:50 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM2970 km1845 miles1604 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 10:50 AM3004 km1866 miles1622 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 9:50 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmWest W
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