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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 138° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.43 meters/second, 1668.4 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1036.66 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1036.67 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.0"6.18 miwest0° 23' 08.5"26.50 misouth27.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 5° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.54 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.6"969.62 miwest0° 08' 47.0"10.06 minorth969.98 mi
24 hours13° 11' 40.9"885.93 mieast3° 52' 21.5"266.20 minorth931.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 1:10 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 11:10 AM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:10 AM3843 km2388 miles2075 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM4070 km2529 miles2198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaMon 10:10 AM4079 km2534 miles2202 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM4142 km2573 miles2236 nmNortheast NE
AlofiSun 10:10 AM4175 km2594 miles2255 nmSouthwest SW
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