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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 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' South, Longitude: 122° 52' 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"1005.29 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1005.26 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° 25' 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' 00.5"1001.34 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 misouth1001.29 mi
24 hours11° 52' 06.2"818.66 mieast4° 14' 47.0"291.82 misouth866.25 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 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:54 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteThu 9:54 AM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:54 PM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaThu 9:54 AM3977 km2471 miles2147 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 9:54 AM4202 km2611 miles2269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 1:54 PM4552 km2829 miles2458 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:54 PM4790 km2976 miles2586 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:54 PM4837 km3006 miles2612 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:54 PM4967 km3087 miles2682 nmEast E
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