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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 06' South
Longitude: 153° 45' 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"1027.47 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.2"3.94 miwest0° 22' 15.9"25.50 misouth25.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 55' South
Longitude: 35° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.40 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 11.6"982.85 miwest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 minorth983.18 mi
24 hours12° 31' 14.3"850.47 mieast4° 11' 11.0"287.73 minorth902.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 12:00 Noon1138 km707 miles615 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 12:00 Noon1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 12:00 Noon1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 11:00 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 12:00 Noon2069 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 11:00 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:00 AM2684 km1667 miles1449 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaMon 11:00 AM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 10:00 AM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 2:00 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmSoutheast SE
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