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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

UTC time = Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 146° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.28 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"1036.32 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1036.33 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.6"6.17 miWest0° 23' 05.5"26.45 miSouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 26° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.92 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.0"954.80 miWest0° 06' 26.0"7.38 miNorth955.10 mi
24 hours13° 36' 10.2"900.35 miEast3° 03' 06.8"209.84 miNorth931.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:40 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 11:40 AM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 11:40 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 11:40 AM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 10:40 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:40 AM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmWest W
ApiaSun 10:40 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:40 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 10:40 AM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 9:40 AM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmWest-southwest WSW

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