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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 57' South
Longitude: 178° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.96 meters/second, 1645.0 km/hour, 1022.2 miles/hour or 888.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1022.16 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 misouth1022.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.1"3.09 miwest0° 21' 35.4"24.73 misouth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 58' North
Longitude: 1° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.43 meters/second, 1585.5 km/hour, 985.2 miles/hour or 856.1 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' 20.3"985.12 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 minorth984.92 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.1"807.94 mieast3° 20' 28.5"229.70 minorth835.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:38 AM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mata-UtuSat 11:38 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 12:38 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:38 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sat 1:38 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaSat 11:38 AM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 11:38 AM964 km599 miles520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSat 11:38 AM973 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:38 PM975 km606 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandFri 11:38 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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