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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 148° 56' 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"1036.39 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.6"6.17 miwest0° 23' 05.6"26.45 misouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.98 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 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' 33.5"954.98 miwest0° 06' 27.3"7.40 minorth955.28 mi
24 hours13° 35' 59.7"900.31 mieast3° 03' 33.6"210.36 minorth931.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM944 km586 miles509 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 11:50 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmWest W
ApiaSun 10:50 AM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM3720 km2311 miles2008 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 9:50 AM3761 km2337 miles2031 nmWest-southwest WSW
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