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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 8:04:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 125° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.09 meters/second, 1620.3 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"1006.65 miWest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 miSouth1006.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.0"0.62 miWest0° 19' 23.0"22.21 miSouth22.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' South, Longitude: 169° 56' 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' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1005.40 miWest0° 10' 45.4"12.32 miSouth1005.48 mi
24 hours11° 21' 19.6"785.47 miEast4° 19' 47.2"297.50 miSouth839.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:04 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:04 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 10:04 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 10:04 AM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:04 AM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:04 PM4168 km2590 miles2251 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 2:04 PM4667 km2900 miles2520 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 9:04 AM4805 km2986 miles2595 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaWed 2:04 PM4952 km3077 miles2674 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 2:04 PM5006 km3110 miles2703 nmNortheast NE

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