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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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 133° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.27 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 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' 13.4"1036.38 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.39 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.6"6.17 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.45 misouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 15° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.73 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 31.4"954.40 miwest0° 06' 20.6"7.27 minorth954.70 mi
24 hours13° 36' 56.9"900.86 mieast3° 01' 08.9"207.60 minorth931.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:50 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 10:50 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:50 PM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:50 AM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloSat 1:50 PM3763 km2339 miles2032 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:50 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 10:50 AM3896 km2421 miles2104 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 1:50 PM4015 km2495 miles2168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 1:50 PM4057 km2521 miles2191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sat 1:50 PM4136 km2570 miles2233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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