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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 7:54:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 122° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.45 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"1005.22 miWest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 miSouth1005.19 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.0"0.39 miWest0° 19' 09.2"21.95 miSouth21.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 20' South, Longitude: 156° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 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' 00.7"1001.27 miWest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 miSouth1001.23 mi
24 hours11° 52' 04.6"818.57 miEast4° 14' 47.5"291.81 miSouth866.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:54 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:54 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:54 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:54 PM3924 km2438 miles2119 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:54 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 9:54 AM4230 km2628 miles2284 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 1:54 PM4535 km2818 miles2449 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:54 PM4767 km2962 miles2574 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:54 PM4814 km2991 miles2599 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:54 PM4937 km3068 miles2666 nmEast E

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