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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 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 44' South
Longitude: 168° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.71 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"1028.37 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.7"4.09 miwest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 misouth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 23' South
Longitude: 62° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 04.3"968.34 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 minorth968.68 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.9"867.41 mieast3° 37' 51.5"249.61 minorth908.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 12:00 Noon333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 12:00 Noon497 km309 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:00 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:00 Noon755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:00 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:00 Noon1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 11:00 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 12:00 Noon1639 km1019 miles885 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:00 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 1:00 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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