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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 7:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 120° 06' 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"1005.23 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.20 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 153° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 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"1001.32 miWest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 miSouth1001.28 mi
24 hours11° 51' 49.9"818.32 miEast4° 14' 52.5"291.90 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 11:44 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 2:44 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM3171 km1971 miles1712 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:44 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:44 AM4265 km2650 miles2303 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 1:44 PM4385 km2725 miles2368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 9:44 AM4481 km2784 miles2419 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaThu 1:44 PM4567 km2838 miles2466 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:44 PM4606 km2862 miles2487 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:44 PM4668 km2900 miles2520 nmEast E

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