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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: 120° 06' 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"1020.02 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.99 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° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 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"961.70 miwest0° 05' 43.1"6.55 minorth961.48 mi
24 hours11° 58' 42.3"794.46 mieast1° 52' 06.7"128.51 minorth800.85 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 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 2:44 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 9:44 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:44 PM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 2:44 PM4040 km2511 miles2182 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 1:44 PM4292 km2667 miles2318 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:44 PM4344 km2700 miles2346 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 9:44 AM4349 km2702 miles2348 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 9:44 AM4395 km2731 miles2373 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSun 1:44 PM4509 km2802 miles2435 nmEast-northeast ENE
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