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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 121° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"1002.37 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.3"0.06 mieast0° 18' 40.5"21.40 misouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 131° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.9"976.88 miwest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 misouth976.64 mi
24 hours13° 13' 13.6"892.95 mieast3° 17' 31.1"226.34 misouth915.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 11:50 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 2:50 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 9:50 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:50 PM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 9:50 AM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 9:50 AM4327 km2689 miles2337 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CitySat 1:50 PM4549 km2827 miles2456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:50 PM4756 km2955 miles2568 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:50 PM4799 km2982 miles2591 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:50 PM4858 km3018 miles2623 nmEast E
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