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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 24' South, Longitude: 179° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"1005.06 miwest0° 00' 48.0"0.92 misouth1005.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.0"0.36 miwest0° 19' 07.1"21.91 misouth21.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 148° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.12 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"1000.13 miwest0° 10' 46.2"12.34 misouth1000.07 mi
24 hours11° 57' 45.1"824.36 mieast4° 12' 42.0"289.44 misouth870.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mata-UtuFri 11:40 AM368 km228 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
Suva *Fri 12:40 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Lautoka *Fri 12:40 PM490 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
Nadi *Fri 12:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NeiafuFri 12:40 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E
PangaiFri 12:40 PM802 km498 miles433 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM823 km512 miles445 nmEast E
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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