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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' South, Longitude: 134° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.6"1003.79 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1003.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miwest0° 18' 54.5"21.67 misouth21.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 155° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.01 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.7"990.88 miwest0° 10' 16.0"11.76 misouth990.72 mi
24 hours12° 32' 14.8"857.30 mieast3° 53' 48.2"267.85 misouth893.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 11:10 AM840 km522 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsFri 11:40 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 12:40 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 10:40 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 10:40 AM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:40 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSat 10:40 AM3123 km1940 miles1686 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 9:40 AM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 10:40 AM4032 km2505 miles2177 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 9:40 AM4051 km2517 miles2188 nmWest W
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