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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 20:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 124° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.3 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"1002.36 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.4"0.06 mieast0° 18' 40.4"21.40 misouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 133° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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' 47.1"976.77 miwest0° 09' 05.3"10.41 misouth976.53 mi
24 hours13° 13' 31.2"893.19 mieast3° 17' 11.9"225.97 misouth915.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:00 Noon1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:00 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:00 AM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 10:00 AM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:00 AM4081 km2536 miles2203 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:00 PM4129 km2566 miles2229 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 2:00 PM4705 km2924 miles2541 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSat 9:00 AM4856 km3018 miles2622 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 2:00 PM4960 km3082 miles2678 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 2:00 PM5009 km3112 miles2704 nmNortheast NE
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