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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° 38' 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"1033.32 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.33 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.53 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"980.76 miwest0° 09' 08.2"10.47 misouth980.54 mi
24 hours12° 31' 22.6"847.68 mieast3° 20' 36.1"229.84 misouth872.79 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 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:40 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 11:40 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 11:40 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 12:40 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 11:40 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 1:40 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmEast E
ApiaMon 12:40 PM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 11:40 AM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySun 12:40 PM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmNorth N
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