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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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 21:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 144° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1037.87 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 misouth1037.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.2"6.00 miwest0° 23' 22.2"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' South, Longitude: 148° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.30 meters/second, 1621.1 km/hour, 1007.3 miles/hour or 875.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.79 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 43.6"1007.30 miwest0° 09' 38.0"11.03 misouth1007.34 mi
24 hours10° 36' 06.4"733.35 mieast3° 50' 21.0"263.81 misouth778.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:28 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:28 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:28 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:28 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 1:28 PM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 10:28 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 10:28 AM3385 km2103 miles1828 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:28 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:28 AM3592 km2232 miles1940 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:28 AM4080 km2535 miles2203 nmSouthwest SW
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