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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 148° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.49 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.47 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 59' South
Longitude: 30° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.31 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 10.8"982.65 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 minorth982.99 mi
24 hours12° 31' 34.6"850.69 mieast4° 10' 48.2"287.29 minorth902.86 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 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 11:40 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:40 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 11:40 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:40 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:40 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:40 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:40 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 10:40 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:40 AM3210 km1995 miles1734 nmWest-northwest WNW
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