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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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 03' South
Longitude: 137° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.07 meters/second, 1620.2 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"1006.67 miwest0° 00' 48.6"0.93 misouth1006.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.6"0.61 miwest0° 19' 22.5"22.20 misouth22.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' South
Longitude: 177° 41' East

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' 04.4"1005.43 miwest0° 10' 46.0"12.33 misouth1005.50 mi
24 hours348° 37' 43.9"786.60 miwest4° 19' 50.0"297.57 misouth840.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 11:24 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 10:54 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 12:54 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 10:54 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 10:54 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Wed 3:54 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiWed 9:54 AM3461 km2150 miles1869 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 10:54 AM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 9:54 AM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 9:54 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmWest-southwest WSW
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