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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 120° 22' 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"1006.74 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.71 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 01' North
Longitude: 165° 21' 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' 06.9"1005.49 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 20' 59.1"785.12 mieast4° 19' 46.0"297.49 misouth838.91 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 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 2:44 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 9:44 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:44 PM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaWed 9:44 AM4247 km2639 miles2293 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityWed 1:44 PM4371 km2716 miles2360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 9:44 AM4441 km2759 miles2398 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaWed 1:44 PM4564 km2836 miles2464 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 1:44 PM4605 km2861 miles2487 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 2:44 PM4698 km2919 miles2537 nmEast E
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