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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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' North, Longitude: 169° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.67 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"1032.69 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.70 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.8"5.92 miwest0° 22' 36.0"25.88 misouth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 163° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.21 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.3"993.52 miwest0° 10' 13.6"11.71 misouth993.38 mi
24 hours12° 00' 05.5"821.79 mieast3° 53' 24.5"267.37 misouth859.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSun 12:40 PM252 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 12:40 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 12:40 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1256 km780 miles678 nmWest W
Wake IslandSun 12:40 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 1:40 PM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmSoutheast SE
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