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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' South, Longitude: 178° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.70 meters/second, 1654.9 km/hour, 1028.3 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"1028.34 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.5"4.09 miwest0° 22' 22.2"25.62 misouth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 74° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.7"968.88 miwest0° 08' 15.5"9.46 minorth969.22 mi
24 hours12° 55' 41.5"866.76 mieast3° 39' 18.9"251.28 minorth908.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM96 km60 miles52 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 11:50 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1111 km690 miles600 nmEast E
SuvaSun 11:50 AM1150 km714 miles621 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 11:50 AM1201 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:50 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 11:50 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 10:50 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 12:50 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 12:50 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSoutheast SE
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