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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° 20' 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"1032.73 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.74 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° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 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' 38.6"994.13 miwest0° 10' 16.0"11.76 misouth994.00 mi
24 hours11° 58' 38.2"820.58 mieast3° 54' 41.9"268.86 misouth859.18 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 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 11:30 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 11:30 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaSun 12:30 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:30 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 12:30 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth N
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