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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° 51' 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"1036.02 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1036.03 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miwest0° 23' 02.4"26.39 misouth27.10 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° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 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"944.08 miwest0° 03' 44.3"4.29 minorth944.27 mi
24 hours13° 54' 19.0"910.63 mieast2° 03' 16.5"141.31 minorth926.81 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 PM901 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM1073 km666 miles579 nmEast E
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSat 12:02 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaSat 11:02 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:02 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:02 PM2510 km1560 miles1356 nmSouth S
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