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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' North, Longitude: 175° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.95 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.39 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.2"5.97 miwest0° 22' 41.1"25.98 misouth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' South, Longitude: 136° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.52 meters/second, 1578.7 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.0"980.82 miwest0° 09' 08.1"10.47 misouth980.60 mi
24 hours12° 31' 24.1"847.76 mieast3° 20' 34.1"229.82 misouth872.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSun 11:40 AM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:40 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 11:40 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 11:40 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 1:40 PM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmEast E
ApiaMon 12:40 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 11:40 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySun 12:40 PM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNorth N
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