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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 20:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 125° 22' 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"1006.72 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.69 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 02' South
Longitude: 170° 12' 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"1005.47 miwest0° 10' 45.4"12.32 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 21' 20.8"785.54 mieast4° 19' 47.3"297.52 misouth839.28 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 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 3:04 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteWed 10:04 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 10:04 AM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:04 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:04 PM4197 km2608 miles2266 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityWed 2:04 PM4686 km2912 miles2530 nmNortheast NE
AlofiWed 9:04 AM4776 km2968 miles2579 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaWed 2:04 PM4975 km3092 miles2687 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Thu 10:04 AM5007 km3111 miles2703 nmWest W
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