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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 Friday, September 20, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 132° 58' 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"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.5"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° 35' 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' 08.1"993.37 miwest0° 10' 21.1"11.86 minorth993.23 mi
24 hours11° 55' 23.9"816.73 mieast3° 51' 51.0"265.60 minorth854.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 10:44 AM3531 km2194 miles1906 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3799 km2361 miles2051 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloFri 1:44 PM3907 km2427 miles2109 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:44 PM3990 km2479 miles2155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 1:44 PM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 3:44 PM4226 km2626 miles2282 nmEast-northeast ENE
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