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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 148° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.41 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.40 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.5"3.95 miwest0° 22' 16.0"25.50 misouth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' South, Longitude: 30° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.31 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.7"982.57 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 minorth982.91 mi
24 hours12° 31' 35.6"850.65 mieast4° 10' 46.9"287.25 minorth902.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 12:10 PM992 km617 miles536 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 11:40 AM1052 km653 miles568 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:40 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 11:40 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:40 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:40 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:40 AM2623 km1630 miles1417 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:40 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 10:40 AM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:40 AM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmWest-northwest WNW
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