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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' South, Longitude: 133° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.14 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.83 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.6"5.03 miwest0° 23' 00.4"26.35 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 123° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.91 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.4"986.16 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 misouth985.97 mi
24 hours12° 35' 14.4"856.86 mieast3° 38' 57.4"250.86 misouth887.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM3517 km2185 miles1899 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 10:40 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmWest W
AlofiSat 9:40 AM4273 km2655 miles2307 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4338 km2696 miles2342 nmWest-southwest WSW
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