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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 166° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.11 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1036.0 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"1035.95 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1035.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miwest0° 23' 02.4"26.39 misouth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 13, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 60° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.8"944.01 miwest0° 03' 44.1"4.28 minorth944.19 mi
24 hours13° 54' 19.7"910.58 mieast2° 03' 13.3"141.24 minorth926.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 12:02 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM1042 km647 miles563 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 12:02 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 11:02 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:02 AM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:02 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth S
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