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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 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 132° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.98 meters/second, 1641.5 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"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth1019.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.7"2.74 miwest0° 21' 18.1"24.40 misouth24.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 69° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 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' 05.6"0.11 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.5"961.30 miwest0° 05' 38.7"6.47 minorth961.08 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.6"794.12 mieast1° 50' 16.3"126.40 minorth800.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:04 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3068 km1907 miles1657 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3131 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 9:34 AM4114 km2557 miles2222 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:34 AM4236 km2632 miles2287 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:34 AM4273 km2655 miles2307 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM4484 km2786 miles2421 nmNorthwest NW
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