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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 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 136° 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"1002.31 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.8"0.07 mieast0° 18' 39.7"21.39 misouth21.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 145° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.4 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' 43.5"976.22 miwest0° 09' 02.0"10.35 misouth975.98 mi
24 hours13° 14' 58.7"894.40 mieast3° 15' 34.7"224.11 misouth916.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Gambier IslandsSat 11:50 AM923 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmWest W
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