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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

UTC time = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 7:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 06' 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"1005.23 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.21 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.0"0.39 miWest0° 19' 09.4"21.95 miSouth21.95 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: 152° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 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' 31.1"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"1001.34 miWest0° 10' 48.8"12.38 miSouth1001.30 mi
24 hours11° 51' 43.9"818.22 miEast4° 14' 54.5"291.94 miSouth865.90 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 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 2:40 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:40 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM4329 km2690 miles2337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 9:40 AM4368 km2714 miles2359 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM4489 km2789 miles2424 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM4525 km2812 miles2443 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:40 PM4560 km2833 miles2462 nmEast E
KiritimatiFri 9:40 AM4582 km2847 miles2474 nmWest-northwest WNW

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