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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 130° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 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"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.0"6.11 miwest0° 23' 20.1"26.73 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 52' North
Longitude: 76° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.98 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.9"981.88 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 minorth981.66 mi
24 hours11° 54' 13.0"805.88 mieast3° 11' 19.5"219.23 minorth830.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:34 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:34 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:34 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 10:34 AM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Sat 3:34 PM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSat 1:34 PM3795 km2358 miles2049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:34 PM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 10:34 AM3977 km2471 miles2147 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Sat 3:34 PM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 1:34 PM4138 km2571 miles2235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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