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Day and Night World Map

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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 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 60' South
Longitude: 134° 23' 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"1002.32 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.7"0.07 mieast0° 18' 40.0"21.39 misouth21.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 37' South
Longitude: 143° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.3"976.33 miwest0° 09' 02.6"10.36 misouth976.09 mi
24 hours13° 14' 41.2"894.15 mieast3° 15' 54.2"224.49 misouth915.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:10 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsSat 11:40 AM902 km561 miles487 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM3142 km1952 miles1697 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM3804 km2363 miles2054 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4029 km2504 miles2176 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmWest W
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