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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 44' North, Longitude: 160° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.64 meters/second, 1661.9 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.70 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.5"5.92 miwest0° 22' 35.5"25.88 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' South, Longitude: 134° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.1"994.52 miwest0° 10' 17.7"11.79 misouth994.39 mi
24 hours11° 57' 35.2"819.67 mieast3° 55' 36.8"269.91 misouth858.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:40 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSat 12:40 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 10:40 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 11:40 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSun 11:40 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 10:40 AM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 12:40 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 11:40 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 10:40 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 12:40 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmSouth S
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