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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 04' North
Longitude: 163° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.29 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.6 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"1036.41 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.7"6.17 miwest0° 23' 05.7"26.45 misouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 46' South
Longitude: 43° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.93 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.5"955.56 miwest0° 06' 33.9"7.53 minorth955.86 mi
24 hours13° 35' 01.6"899.76 mieast3° 05' 56.6"213.09 minorth931.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:50 PM746 km464 miles403 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 10:50 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 11:50 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaSun 11:50 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 12:50 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSun 10:50 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSat 11:50 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 10:50 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 12:50 PM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:50 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSoutheast SE
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