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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 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 148° 45' 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"1036.67 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 of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.4 km/hour, 970.2 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"970.06 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 zenith

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

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 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 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 AM3340 km2075 miles1804 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 1:50 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 9:50 AM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmWest-southwest WSW
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