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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: 175° 44' 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"1022.10 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 misouth1022.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.09 miwest0° 21' 35.5"24.73 misouth24.92 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° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 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"985.15 miwest0° 09' 10.0"10.50 minorth984.95 mi
24 hours11° 53' 45.2"807.93 mieast3° 20' 47.6"230.05 minorth835.21 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 AM373 km232 miles202 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:28 PM498 km310 miles269 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:28 PM568 km353 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 11:28 AM577 km358 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 1:28 PM609 km378 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 12:28 PM727 km452 miles392 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 12:28 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
LabasaSat 11:28 AM892 km554 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuSat 12:28 PM981 km610 miles530 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 11:28 AM1103 km685 miles596 nmSouthwest SW
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