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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

UTC time = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 175° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.65 meters/second, 1662.0 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"1032.66 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.67 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.6"5.92 miWest0° 22' 35.8"25.88 miSouth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 59' South, Longitude: 148° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 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' 38.3"994.00 miWest0° 10' 15.7"11.75 miSouth993.86 mi
24 hours11° 58' 49.5"820.69 miEast3° 54' 31.9"268.65 miSouth859.21 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 11:40 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 11:40 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 11:40 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 1:40 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmEast E
YarenSun 11:40 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSun 12:40 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSun 11:40 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySat 12:40 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNorth N

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