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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' South, Longitude: 166° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.72 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"1028.38 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.8"4.09 miwest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 misouth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' South, Longitude: 60° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.89 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.7"968.24 miwest0° 08' 10.3"9.37 minorth968.58 mi
24 hours12° 56' 51.6"867.54 mieast3° 37' 34.0"249.28 minorth908.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 11:50 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 11:50 AM875 km543 miles472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 12:50 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 12:50 PM936 km581 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:50 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 10:50 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 12:50 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSun 10:50 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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