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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: 138° 50' 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"1036.97 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1036.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.3"6.19 miwest0° 23' 11.2"26.55 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: 7° 14' 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' 34.7"984.86 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 minorth985.20 mi
24 hours12° 46' 17.4"869.89 mieast4° 25' 58.7"304.64 minorth926.48 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 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 11:10 AM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 11:10 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownMon 1:10 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:10 AM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 10:10 AM3819 km2373 miles2062 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:10 AM4050 km2517 miles2187 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:10 PM4113 km2555 miles2221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiMon 10:10 AM4142 km2574 miles2237 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloMon 2:10 PM4180 km2597 miles2257 nmNortheast NE
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