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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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.45 meters/second, 1646.8 km/hour, 1023.3 miles/hour or 889.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.06 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.06 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1023.28 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 misouth1023.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.5"3.27 miwest0° 21' 44.1"24.90 misouth25.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' North, Longitude: 10° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.3"996.03 miwest0° 10' 28.0"11.99 minorth995.92 mi
24 hours11° 50' 20.0"812.84 mieast3° 57' 03.1"271.54 minorth853.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 11:38 AM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuFri 11:38 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 12:38 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:38 PM821 km510 miles443 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 1:38 PM868 km539 miles468 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaFri 11:38 AM990 km615 miles535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:38 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaFri 11:38 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiFri 11:38 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:38 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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