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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 151° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.5 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"1027.48 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.3"3.95 miwest0° 22' 15.9"25.50 misouth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 33° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.36 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 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' 11.1"982.75 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 minorth983.08 mi
24 hours12° 31' 24.4"850.58 mieast4° 10' 59.7"287.51 minorth902.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 11:50 AM1060 km659 miles573 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:50 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:50 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 10:50 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 11:50 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 10:50 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM2927 km1819 miles1581 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 9:50 AM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 10:50 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 9:50 AM3253 km2022 miles1757 nmWest W
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