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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' North, Longitude: 178° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.66 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"1032.74 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.75 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.8"5.92 miwest0° 22' 35.8"25.88 misouth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 151° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.38 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 37.7"993.98 miwest0° 10' 15.3"11.75 misouth993.84 mi
24 hours11° 59' 03.6"820.95 mieast3° 54' 19.6"268.43 misouth859.37 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 11:50 AM644 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:50 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 11:50 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:50 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1844 km1146 miles995 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSun 11:50 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 12:50 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 1:50 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
MidwaySat 12:50 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth N
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