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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 135° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.07 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"1006.68 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.7"0.61 miwest0° 19' 22.5"22.20 misouth22.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 09' South, Longitude: 179° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 04.7"1005.44 miwest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 misouth1005.51 mi
24 hours11° 22' 04.9"786.39 mieast4° 19' 49.4"297.56 misouth840.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 11:14 AM717 km446 miles387 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsWed 11:44 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 12:44 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 10:44 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 10:44 AM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:44 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 3:44 PM3064 km1904 miles1655 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:44 AM3723 km2314 miles2010 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 10:44 AM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:44 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmWest W
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