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Day and Night World Map

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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' South
Longitude: 135° 06' 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"1019.97 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth1019.94 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.7"2.73 miwest0° 21' 18.1"24.40 misouth24.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 38' North
Longitude: 66° 59' 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"961.22 miwest0° 05' 37.8"6.45 minorth961.01 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.4"794.05 mieast1° 49' 54.3"125.98 minorth800.10 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 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSun 12:44 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 9:44 AM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:44 AM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:44 AM4002 km2487 miles2161 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmNorthwest NW
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