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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.

September Equinox 2009

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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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° 38' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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° 50' South, Longitude: 93° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.76 meters/second, 1485.9 km/hour, 923.3 miles/hour or 802.3 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"922.96 miwest0° 07' 17.2"8.36 misouth922.59 mi
24 hours12° 40' 35.0"808.38 mieast2° 18' 22.9"158.74 misouth816.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:18 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:18 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:18 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 1:18 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaTue 11:18 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:18 AM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:18 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 10:18 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:18 AM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:18 AM4333 km2692 miles2340 nmSouthwest SW
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