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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 42' North
Longitude: 169° 10' 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"1032.76 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.9"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 09' South
Longitude: 163° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.21 meters/second, 1599.1 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' 35.2"993.58 miwest0° 10' 13.6"11.71 misouth993.44 mi
24 hours12° 00' 07.0"821.87 mieast3° 53' 23.2"267.36 misouth859.86 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 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 12:40 PM636 km395 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 12:40 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmWest W
Wake IslandSun 12:40 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 1:40 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSoutheast SE
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