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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 Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.00 meters/second, 1641.6 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1019.95 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.1"2.74 miwest0° 21' 18.5"24.41 misouth24.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' North, Longitude: 81° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.8"961.64 miwest0° 05' 43.2"6.56 minorth961.42 mi
24 hours11° 58' 42.5"794.41 mieast1° 52' 09.3"128.55 minorth800.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:44 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 9:44 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3511 km2181 miles1896 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 2:44 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM4269 km2652 miles2305 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM4320 km2684 miles2333 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 9:44 AM4379 km2721 miles2364 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 9:44 AM4423 km2748 miles2388 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSun 1:44 PM4484 km2786 miles2421 nmEast-northeast ENE
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