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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 19' North, Longitude: 139° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.57 meters/second, 1668.9 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 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"1037.04 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1037.05 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 11.2"26.56 misouth27.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 6° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.8"984.94 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 minorth985.28 mi
24 hours12° 46' 16.3"869.94 mieast4° 26' 00.0"304.68 minorth926.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:10 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 11:10 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 11:10 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 1:10 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:10 AM3443 km2140 miles1859 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:10 AM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:10 AM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:10 AM4117 km2558 miles2223 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:10 PM4128 km2565 miles2229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandMon 9:10 AM4165 km2588 miles2249 nmWest W
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