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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 Friday, September 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 148° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.11 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.00 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1036.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miwest0° 23' 02.2"26.39 misouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.7"943.66 miwest0° 03' 35.2"4.11 minorth943.84 mi
24 hours13° 55' 01.9"911.02 mieast1° 59' 50.1"137.37 minorth926.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 11:50 AM960 km597 miles518 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 11:50 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 11:50 AM2323 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 10:50 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 11:50 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 9:50 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmWest W
ApiaSat 10:50 AM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 10:50 AM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 1:50 PM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 9:50 AM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmWest-southwest WSW
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