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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 Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 135° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"979.98 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 misouth979.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.0"3.45 mieast0° 14' 11.2"16.27 misouth16.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 48° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.3"954.34 miwest0° 04' 09.3"4.76 minorth954.17 mi
24 hours11° 56' 28.4"785.86 mieast1° 13' 55.8"84.75 minorth787.63 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 11:44 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 12:44 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM1549 km963 miles837 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSun 9:44 AM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 10:44 AM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 9:44 AM4048 km2515 miles2186 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 9:44 AM4197 km2608 miles2266 nmWest W
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