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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 166° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.30 meters/second, 1653.5 km/hour, 1027.4 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"1027.44 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1027.42 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.0"3.94 miwest0° 22' 15.6"25.50 misouth25.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 47° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.0"983.34 miwest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 minorth983.68 mi
24 hours12° 30' 23.7"849.90 mieast4° 12' 07.2"288.80 minorth902.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoMon 11:50 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiMon 11:50 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSun 11:50 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 12:50 PM875 km543 miles472 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 12:50 PM902 km560 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 11:50 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 10:50 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 12:50 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiMon 10:50 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 12:50 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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