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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° 39' 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' 05.6"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° 11' 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' 33.4"954.90 miwest0° 06' 27.1"7.40 minorth955.20 mi
24 hours13° 36' 00.6"900.26 mieast3° 03' 30.9"210.30 minorth931.15 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 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 11:50 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmWest W
ApiaSun 10:50 AM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 10:50 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:50 PM3703 km2301 miles2000 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 9:50 AM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmWest-southwest WSW
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