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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 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 131° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 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"1002.33 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.7"0.07 mieast0° 18' 40.1"21.39 misouth21.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 140° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.57 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 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' 45.0"976.44 miwest0° 09' 03.3"10.37 misouth976.20 mi
24 hours13° 14' 23.8"893.91 mieast3° 16' 13.7"224.86 misouth915.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 11:30 AM957 km594 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSat 12:30 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:30 AM1910 km1187 miles1032 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 3:30 PM2692 km1673 miles1453 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 10:30 AM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:30 AM3368 km2093 miles1818 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 9:30 AM4067 km2527 miles2196 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:30 AM4298 km2670 miles2321 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:30 AM4322 km2685 miles2334 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 9:30 AM4622 km2872 miles2496 nmWest-southwest WSW
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