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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 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 151° 26' 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"1036.40 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.41 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 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"955.07 miwest0° 06' 28.4"7.42 minorth955.37 mi
24 hours13° 35' 49.9"900.22 mieast3° 03' 57.5"210.82 minorth931.23 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 Noon669 km416 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 12:00 Noon2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteSat 12:00 Noon2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 11:00 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 10:00 AM2804 km1743 miles1514 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 12:00 Noon2838 km1764 miles1533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 11:00 AM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:00 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 10:00 AM3501 km2175 miles1890 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSun 11:00 AM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmSouthwest SW
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