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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 176° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.96 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"1022.17 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 misouth1022.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.09 miwest0° 21' 35.5"24.73 misouth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 3° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.46 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.4"985.21 miwest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 minorth985.01 mi
24 hours11° 53' 45.3"807.98 mieast3° 20' 45.6"230.03 minorth835.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSat 11:28 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:28 PM529 km329 miles285 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 11:28 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:28 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 1:28 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:28 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 12:28 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuSat 12:28 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 11:28 AM1086 km675 miles587 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:28 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmNorth N
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