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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 58' South, Longitude: 166° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.93 meters/second, 1645.0 km/hour, 1022.1 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"1022.11 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 misouth1022.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.7"3.08 miwest0° 21' 35.1"24.73 misouth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 00:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 13° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.20 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"984.60 miwest0° 09' 05.4"10.41 minorth984.40 mi
24 hours11° 53' 57.4"807.72 mieast3° 18' 44.1"227.71 minorth834.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 11:38 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:38 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 11:38 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:38 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 11:38 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 12:38 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:38 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 12:38 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:38 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 11:38 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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