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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 8:54:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 137° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.98 meters/second, 1641.5 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.3 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"1019.89 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miSouth1019.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.6"2.73 miWest0° 21' 18.0"24.40 miSouth24.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' North, Longitude: 64° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 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"961.08 miWest0° 05' 37.0"6.44 miNorth960.87 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.3"793.93 miEast1° 49' 34.6"125.59 miNorth799.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:24 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 10:54 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 12:54 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 10:54 AM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:54 AM2671 km1659 miles1442 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:54 PM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 9:54 AM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:54 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:54 AM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:54 AM4187 km2601 miles2261 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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