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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 9, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 136° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"991.81 miwest0° 00' 42.2"0.81 misouth991.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.4"1.66 mieast0° 16' 45.5"19.21 misouth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 57' South, Longitude: 48° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.9"978.89 miwest0° 09' 27.2"10.83 minorth979.23 mi
24 hours12° 35' 20.0"852.00 mieast4° 02' 02.2"277.27 minorth901.32 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 11:50 AM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeSat 11:20 AM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 3:50 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 9:50 AM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 10:50 AM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 9:50 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmWest W
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