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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 9:44:00 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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' South, Longitude: 149° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.96 meters/second, 1641.4 km/hour, 1019.9 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"1019.85 miWest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 miSouth1019.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.2"2.73 miWest0° 21' 17.7"24.39 miSouth24.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' North, Longitude: 52° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.5 km/hour, 960.9 miles/hour or 835.0 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' 05.5"0.11 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 03.3"960.69 miWest0° 05' 32.5"6.35 miNorth960.48 mi
24 hours11° 58' 40.1"793.59 miEast1° 47' 43.8"123.48 miNorth799.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 11:44 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth S
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 11:44 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:44 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:44 AM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:44 PM2623 km1630 miles1417 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 10:44 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 9:44 AM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmWest W

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