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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 22:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 155° 54' 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"1028.33 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.0"4.10 miwest0° 22' 22.7"25.63 misouth25.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 50° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.69 meters/second, 1557.7 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.1 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' 01.7"967.73 miwest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 minorth968.07 mi
24 hours12° 57' 39.8"868.01 mieast3° 36' 21.0"247.87 minorth908.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:10 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 12:10 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 12:10 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 11:10 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:10 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:10 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:10 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:10 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:10 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest W
SuvaSun 10:10 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmWest-southwest WSW
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