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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' South, Longitude: 134° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.47 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"1000.77 miWest0° 00' 46.2"0.89 miSouth1000.74 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.0"0.30 miEast0° 18' 24.9"21.10 miSouth21.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 53' South, Longitude: 129° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.42 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.01 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.4"960.32 miWest0° 07' 04.7"8.11 miSouth960.08 mi
24 hours13° 53' 29.8"924.30 miEast2° 20' 34.6"161.12 miSouth932.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 11:40 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth S
TaiohaeSun 11:10 AM912 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 12:40 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 10:40 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:40 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:40 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 10:40 AM3186 km1980 miles1721 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 9:40 AM3826 km2378 miles2066 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 10:40 AM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:40 AM4083 km2537 miles2205 nmWest W

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