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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 42' North
Longitude: 149° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.44 meters/second, 1668.4 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 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"1036.75 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1036.75 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.2"6.18 miwest0° 23' 08.6"26.51 misouth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 49' South
Longitude: 15° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.3"970.14 miwest0° 08' 50.6"10.13 minorth970.50 mi
24 hours13° 10' 56.4"885.54 mieast3° 53' 33.7"267.59 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 11:50 AM929 km577 miles501 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:50 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 11:50 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 10:50 AM2801 km1741 miles1513 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:50 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 9:50 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmWest W
ApiaMon 10:50 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 10:50 AM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 9:50 AM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmWest-southwest WSW
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