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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 151° 11' 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"1028.41 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.40 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 33' South
Longitude: 46° 06' 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"967.59 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.27 minorth967.93 mi
24 hours12° 58' 02.0"868.32 mieast3° 35' 47.3"247.25 minorth909.05 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 AM1100 km683 miles594 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 11:50 AM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 10:50 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 9:50 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest W
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