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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 178° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.44 meters/second, 1643.2 km/hour, 1021.0 miles/hour or 887.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1020.94 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth1020.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.4"2.90 miwest0° 21' 26.4"24.56 misouth24.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' North, Longitude: 13° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.65 meters/second, 1564.7 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"972.08 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth971.85 mi
24 hours11° 57' 30.7"801.59 mieast2° 35' 00.3"177.63 minorth816.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:38 AM339 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Mata-UtuSun 11:38 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:38 PM761 km473 miles411 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSun 12:38 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 1:38 PM809 km502 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaSun 11:38 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:38 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 11:38 AM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSun 11:38 AM950 km590 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 11:38 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
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