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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 Friday, September 6, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' North, Longitude: 175° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.34 meters/second, 1660.8 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.7"1031.96 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.97 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.9"5.87 miwest0° 22' 30.1"25.77 misouth26.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' South, Longitude: 160° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.8"1002.71 miwest0° 10' 48.4"12.38 misouth1002.68 mi
24 hours11° 31' 39.1"795.67 mieast4° 14' 13.9"291.16 misouth844.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 11:40 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 11:40 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM1720 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 1:40 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 11:40 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSat 12:40 PM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 11:40 AM2426 km1508 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayFri 12:40 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth N
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