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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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 139° 01' 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"1036.74 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1036.74 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.0"6.18 miwest0° 23' 08.5"26.50 misouth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 55' South
Longitude: 6° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 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' 29.7"969.70 miwest0° 08' 47.1"10.07 minorth970.06 mi
24 hours13° 11' 39.8"885.98 mieast3° 52' 23.3"266.25 minorth931.55 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 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 1:10 PM3220 km2001 miles1739 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaSun 11:10 AM3483 km2164 miles1880 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:10 AM3814 km2370 miles2059 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:10 AM4051 km2517 miles2188 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSun 10:10 AM4150 km2579 miles2241 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM4163 km2587 miles2248 nmNortheast NE
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