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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 175° 50' 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"1032.73 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.75 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° 58' 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' 38.1"994.06 miwest0° 10' 15.7"11.75 misouth993.92 mi
24 hours11° 58' 50.8"820.76 mieast3° 54' 30.7"268.65 misouth859.28 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 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 11:40 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 11:40 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM1744 km1083 miles941 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 11:40 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 1:40 PM2097 km1303 miles1133 nmEast E
ApiaSun 12:40 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSun 11:40 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySat 12:40 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth N
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