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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 56' South
Longitude: 163° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.98 meters/second, 1645.1 km/hour, 1022.2 miles/hour or 888.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1022.21 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 misouth1022.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.5"3.10 miwest0° 21' 35.8"24.74 misouth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 49' North
Longitude: 15° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.66 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.8"985.63 miwest0° 09' 13.0"10.56 minorth985.44 mi
24 hours11° 53' 36.9"808.17 mieast3° 22' 11.7"231.67 minorth835.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 11:38 AM850 km528 miles459 nmWest W
Pago PagoFri 11:38 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 12:38 PM997 km620 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:38 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 12:38 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 12:38 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteFri 12:38 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaSat 11:38 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:38 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 10:38 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
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