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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 153° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.73 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.6 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 misouth1028.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.1"4.10 miwest0° 22' 22.7"25.63 misouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 32' South
Longitude: 48° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.65 meters/second, 1557.5 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 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' 01.2"967.70 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 minorth968.04 mi
24 hours12° 57' 50.3"868.19 mieast3° 36' 05.2"247.59 minorth909.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:00 Noon1135 km705 miles613 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 12:00 Noon1174 km729 miles634 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 12:00 Noon1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM1940 km1205 miles1048 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:00 Noon2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:00 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:00 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:00 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:00 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 2:00 PM3157 km1961 miles1704 nmSoutheast SE
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