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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: 156° 11' 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"1028.40 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.38 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° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.70 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"967.81 miwest0° 08' 06.9"9.30 minorth968.15 mi
24 hours12° 57' 38.5"868.06 mieast3° 36' 23.0"247.93 minorth908.98 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 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorth N
PapeeteSat 12:10 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSat 12:10 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 11:10 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:10 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 11:10 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:10 AM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 11:10 AM2526 km1569 miles1364 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:10 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmWest W
SuvaSun 10:10 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmWest-southwest WSW
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