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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° 05' 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"1006.61 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.58 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° 37' 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"1005.37 miwest0° 10' 45.9"12.33 misouth1005.44 mi
24 hours11° 22' 03.6"786.31 mieast4° 19' 49.4"297.54 misouth839.95 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 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsWed 11:44 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 12:44 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteWed 10:44 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 10:44 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:44 AM3020 km1876 miles1631 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 3:44 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:44 AM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 10:44 AM3960 km2461 miles2138 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:44 AM3971 km2467 miles2144 nmWest W
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