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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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 120° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.46 meters/second, 1618.0 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 154° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.4 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' 01.1"1001.39 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 misouth1001.34 mi
24 hours11° 51' 51.4"818.41 mieast4° 14' 51.9"291.91 misouth866.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 2:44 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM3142 km1953 miles1697 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3699 km2298 miles1997 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:44 AM4236 km2632 miles2287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 1:44 PM4402 km2735 miles2377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 9:44 AM4452 km2767 miles2404 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM4589 km2851 miles2478 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM4629 km2876 miles2499 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:44 PM4698 km2919 miles2537 nmEast E
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