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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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 28' South
Longitude: 151° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.89 meters/second, 1652.0 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1026.51 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 misouth1026.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.2"3.79 miwest0° 22' 08.7"25.37 misouth25.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 46' South
Longitude: 20° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"995.14 miwest0° 10' 59.4"12.59 minorth995.41 mi
24 hours12° 10' 17.4"836.12 mieast4° 30' 27.3"309.75 minorth894.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 11:50 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 11:50 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 11:50 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 10:50 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:50 AM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:50 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownMon 1:50 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 10:50 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:50 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 9:50 AM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmWest W
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