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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 179° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.99 meters/second, 1620.0 km/hour, 1006.6 miles/hour or 874.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1006.51 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 misouth1006.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 31.1"0.58 miwest0° 19' 21.0"22.17 misouth22.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 137° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.9"1005.24 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 misouth1005.30 mi
24 hours11° 25' 24.1"790.16 mieast4° 19' 52.5"297.62 misouth843.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuThu 11:40 AM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Thu 12:40 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Thu 12:40 PM518 km322 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Thu 12:40 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 11:40 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuThu 12:40 PM766 km476 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 1:40 PM773 km480 miles417 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast E
PangaiThu 12:40 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaThu 12:40 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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