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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° 34' 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"1021.01 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth1020.99 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: 12° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.64 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"972.14 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 minorth971.91 mi
24 hours11° 57' 30.9"801.64 mieast2° 34' 58.0"177.60 minorth816.31 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 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
Mata-UtuSun 11:38 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:38 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSun 12:38 PM810 km504 miles438 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 1:38 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
LautokaSun 11:38 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 11:38 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NadiSun 11:38 AM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:38 PM960 km597 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandSat 11:38 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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