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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 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 134° 06' 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"1002.25 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.22 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 Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 142° 52' 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 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 27' 44.3"976.27 miwest0° 09' 02.7"10.36 misouth976.04 mi
24 hours13° 14' 39.4"894.07 mieast3° 15' 56.4"224.51 misouth915.82 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 AM886 km551 miles479 nmNorthwest NW
Gambier IslandsSat 11:40 AM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth S
AdamstownSat 12:40 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 10:40 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:40 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:40 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 10:40 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:40 AM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:40 AM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:40 AM4084 km2537 miles2205 nmWest W
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