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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 8:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' South, Longitude: 133° 42' 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"1035.40 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 38.8"5.35 miWest0° 23' 10.7"26.54 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° 26' 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"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.9"1004.64 miWest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 miSouth1004.78 mi
24 hours11° 12' 36.5"774.67 miEast4° 19' 26.9"297.10 miSouth830.20 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 AM855 km531 miles461 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 10:44 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 12:44 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 10:44 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaWed 10:44 AM3411 km2119 miles1842 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 3:44 PM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 10:44 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 9:44 AM4188 km2602 miles2261 nmWest W
AlofiWed 9:44 AM4278 km2658 miles2310 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 10:44 AM4322 km2686 miles2334 nmWest-southwest WSW

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