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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 = Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 9:18:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 21:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 141° 22' 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.3"6.04 miWest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 92° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.77 meters/second, 1486.0 km/hour, 923.3 miles/hour or 802.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"15.39 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth15.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.3"922.91 miWest0° 07' 17.3"8.36 miSouth922.54 mi
24 hours12° 40' 34.8"808.33 miEast2° 18' 26.5"158.80 miSouth816.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 11:48 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 11:18 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:18 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:18 AM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 1:18 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaTue 11:18 AM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:18 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:18 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:18 AM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:18 AM3909 km2429 miles2111 nmWest W

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