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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 119° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.46 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.1"1005.30 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.0"0.39 miwest0° 19' 09.4"21.95 misouth21.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 153° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"1001.41 miwest0° 10' 48.8"12.38 misouth1001.36 mi
24 hours11° 51' 45.7"818.31 mieast4° 14' 53.9"291.95 misouth865.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 2:40 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:40 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:40 AM4339 km2696 miles2343 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM4344 km2700 miles2346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM4548 km2826 miles2456 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 9:40 AM4553 km2829 miles2459 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaThu 2:40 PM4590 km2852 miles2478 nmEast E
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