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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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' South
Longitude: 137° 36' 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"1019.96 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth1019.94 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 39' North
Longitude: 64° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.74 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"961.14 miwest0° 05' 36.9"6.44 minorth960.93 mi
24 hours11° 58' 41.3"793.98 mieast1° 49' 32.1"125.56 minorth799.98 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 AM276 km171 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 10:54 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 12:54 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 10:54 AM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:54 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:54 PM3477 km2160 miles1877 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSun 9:54 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 9:54 AM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:54 AM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:54 AM4170 km2591 miles2252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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