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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 9:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 148° 45' West

The ground speed is currently 463.44 meters/second, 1668.4 kilometres/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.67 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1036.68 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.2"6.18 miWest0° 23' 08.6"26.50 miSouth27.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 15° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.4 kilometres/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"970.06 miWest0° 08' 50.5"10.13 miNorth970.42 mi
24 hours13° 10' 57.5"885.49 miEast3° 53' 31.6"267.54 miNorth931.42 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:50 AM960 km596 miles518 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:50 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 11:50 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 10:50 AM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:50 AM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 9:50 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest W
ApiaMon 10:50 AM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 10:50 AM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 9:50 AM3768 km2341 miles2035 nmWest-southwest WSW

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