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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 57' South
Longitude: 178° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.95 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"1022.15 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.03 misouth1022.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.1"3.09 miwest0° 21' 35.4"24.73 misouth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 60' North
Longitude: 1° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 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"985.03 miwest0° 09' 08.5"10.48 minorth984.83 mi
24 hours11° 53' 48.8"807.91 mieast3° 20' 11.2"229.37 minorth835.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 11:48 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
Mata-UtuSat 11:48 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
LautokaSat 11:48 AM862 km536 miles466 nmSouth S
NadiSat 11:48 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 11:48 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:48 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 1:48 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandFri 11:48 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSat 12:48 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:48 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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