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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 10:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 151° 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' 05.6"26.45 miSouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 31° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.02 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 33.7"954.99 miWest0° 06' 28.4"7.42 miNorth955.29 mi
24 hours13° 35' 51.0"900.17 miEast3° 03' 54.8"210.75 miNorth931.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:00 Noon700 km435 miles378 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 12:00 Noon2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 12:00 Noon2286 km1421 miles1234 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 10:00 AM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 12:00 Noon2848 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 11:00 AM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:00 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:00 AM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 11:00 AM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmSouthwest SW

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