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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' South, Longitude: 134° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.44 meters/second, 1639.6 km/hour, 1018.8 miles/hour or 885.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1018.69 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.5"2.54 miwest0° 21' 08.3"24.22 misouth24.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 79° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.49 meters/second, 1531.8 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.86 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.9"951.53 miwest0° 03' 24.9"3.92 minorth951.38 mi
24 hours11° 55' 41.9"782.76 mieast0° 55' 44.4"63.90 minorth783.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:14 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 12:44 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 10:44 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:44 AM2891 km1797 miles1561 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:44 PM3212 km1996 miles1735 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 9:44 AM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:44 AM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:44 AM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM4369 km2715 miles2359 nmNorthwest NW
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