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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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 39' South
Longitude: 150° 06' 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"1019.92 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 misouth1019.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.2"2.73 miwest0° 21' 17.7"24.40 misouth24.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 43' North
Longitude: 52° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.57 meters/second, 1546.4 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"960.75 miwest0° 05' 32.4"6.35 minorth960.53 mi
24 hours11° 58' 40.1"793.63 mieast1° 47' 41.3"123.44 minorth799.36 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 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth S
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 11:44 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:44 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 11:44 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 1:44 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 10:44 AM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 9:44 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmWest W
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