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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° 05' South, Longitude: 150° 58' 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"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.41 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.39 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: 32° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 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"982.67 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 minorth983.01 mi
24 hours12° 31' 25.4"850.53 mieast4° 10' 58.3"287.47 minorth902.75 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 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:50 AM1308 km813 miles707 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:50 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 10:50 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 11:50 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 10:50 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSun 9:50 AM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 10:50 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 9:50 AM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmWest W
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