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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 19, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 135° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.51 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1021.15 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth1021.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.7"2.92 miwest0° 21' 27.5"24.58 misouth24.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 55° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.4"973.72 miwest0° 07' 38.7"8.76 minorth973.49 mi
24 hours11° 57' 09.1"802.52 mieast2° 40' 50.7"184.33 minorth818.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:14 AM508 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 12:44 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 10:44 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:44 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 10:44 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:44 PM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 9:44 AM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 9:44 AM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:44 AM4013 km2494 miles2167 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:44 AM4292 km2667 miles2317 nmNorthwest NW
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