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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 173° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.65 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"1032.65 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.67 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.6"5.92 miwest0° 22' 35.7"25.88 misouth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 146° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.7"994.07 miwest0° 10' 16.1"11.76 misouth993.93 mi
24 hours11° 58' 36.8"820.50 mieast3° 54' 43.1"268.86 misouth859.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 11:30 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 11:30 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaSun 12:30 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:30 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 12:30 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth N
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