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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 45' South
Longitude: 179° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.49 meters/second, 1629.0 km/hour, 1012.2 miles/hour or 879.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.4"1012.11 miwest0° 00' 50.7"0.97 misouth1012.08 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.4"1.47 miwest0° 20' 12.1"23.15 misouth23.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 11' North
Longitude: 93° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.13 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.6"975.48 miwest0° 06' 59.1"8.01 misouth975.76 mi
24 hours10° 51' 20.7"728.13 mieast3° 04' 18.5"211.18 misouth762.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuSun 11:40 AM345 km214 miles186 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Lautoka *Sun 12:40 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sun 12:40 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nadi *Sun 12:40 PM661 km410 miles357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM775 km481 miles418 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast E
NeiafuSun 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSoutheast SE
PangaiSun 12:40 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoSat 12:40 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
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