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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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:54:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' South, Longitude: 121° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.88 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.4 miles/hour or 899.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.42 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 39.1"5.35 miWest0° 23' 10.8"26.55 miSouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 147° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.11 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 18.1"1004.54 miWest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 miSouth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 12' 01.9"773.91 miEast4° 19' 11.8"296.82 miSouth829.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:54 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 2:54 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 9:54 AM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:54 PM3530 km2193 miles1906 nmEast E
Mexico City *Wed 2:54 PM3533 km2195 miles1907 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 12:54 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 1:54 PM3953 km2456 miles2135 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 1:54 PM4034 km2507 miles2178 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiThu 9:54 AM4070 km2529 miles2198 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Wed 12:54 PM4209 km2616 miles2273 nmNorth N

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