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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 8:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 134° 49' 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"1019.90 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miSouth1019.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.7"2.73 miWest0° 21' 18.1"24.40 miSouth24.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' North, Longitude: 67° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.02 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.5"961.16 miWest0° 05' 37.9"6.45 miNorth960.95 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.5"794.00 miEast1° 49' 56.6"126.02 miNorth800.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:14 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 12:44 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM2851 km1772 miles1539 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 9:44 AM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:44 AM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:44 AM4033 km2506 miles2177 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmNorthwest NW

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