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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 2, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' South, Longitude: 133° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.87 meters/second, 1666.3 km/hour, 1035.4 miles/hour or 899.7 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"1035.47 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 38.8"5.35 miwest0° 23' 10.7"26.55 misouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' North, Longitude: 159° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.9"1004.71 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 misouth1004.85 mi
24 hours11° 12' 37.2"774.74 mieast4° 19' 27.3"297.13 misouth830.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 11:14 AM832 km517 miles449 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 10:44 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 12:44 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 10:44 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 10:44 AM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 3:44 PM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 10:44 AM3815 km2370 miles2060 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 9:44 AM4161 km2585 miles2247 nmWest W
AlofiWed 9:44 AM4250 km2641 miles2295 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 10:44 AM4292 km2667 miles2318 nmWest-southwest WSW
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