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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° 03' 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"1032.66 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.68 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° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.39 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' 37.8"993.92 miwest0° 10' 15.4"11.75 misouth993.78 mi
24 hours11° 59' 02.2"820.87 mieast3° 54' 20.9"268.44 misouth859.30 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 AM634 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 11:50 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSun 11:50 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 11:50 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmSouth S
YarenSun 11:50 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 12:50 PM1831 km1138 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSun 11:50 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSun 12:50 PM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 1:50 PM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmEast E
MidwaySat 12:50 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth N
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