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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 Monday, October 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 59' South
Longitude: 135° 08' 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"1018.76 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.73 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 28' North
Longitude: 78° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.49 meters/second, 1531.7 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"951.59 miwest0° 03' 24.8"3.91 minorth951.44 mi
24 hours11° 55' 41.7"782.81 mieast0° 55' 41.8"63.85 minorth783.27 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 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 12:44 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteMon 10:44 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 10:44 AM2864 km1780 miles1546 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:44 PM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiMon 9:44 AM3838 km2385 miles2072 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 9:44 AM3957 km2459 miles2137 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 10:44 AM3992 km2481 miles2156 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM4351 km2704 miles2349 nmNorthwest NW
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