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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 = Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:44:00 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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 120° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.10 meters/second, 1620.4 km/hour, 1006.8 miles/hour or 874.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.78 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.5"1006.67 miWest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 miSouth1006.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.1"0.62 miWest0° 19' 23.2"22.21 miSouth22.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 165° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"1005.42 miWest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 miSouth1005.49 mi
24 hours11° 20' 57.8"785.05 miEast4° 19' 45.9"297.47 miSouth838.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 11:44 AM1610 km1001 miles870 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 2:44 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 9:44 AM3179 km1975 miles1717 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 PM3657 km2272 miles1975 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 9:44 AM4276 km2657 miles2309 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityWed 1:44 PM4355 km2706 miles2351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 9:44 AM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaWed 1:44 PM4542 km2822 miles2452 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:44 PM4582 km2847 miles2474 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 2:44 PM4668 km2901 miles2521 nmEast E

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