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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

UTC time = Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:44:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 132° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.72 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.14 miWest0° 23' 19.0"26.70 miSouth27.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' North, Longitude: 62° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.0"993.31 miWest0° 10' 21.1"11.86 miNorth993.17 mi
24 hours11° 55' 24.0"816.68 miEast3° 51' 52.7"265.61 miNorth854.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 10:44 AM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloFri 1:44 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM3970 km2467 miles2144 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:44 PM3979 km2472 miles2148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 3:44 PM4200 km2610 miles2268 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 1:44 PM4209 km2616 miles2273 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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