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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 = Saturday, September 21, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 132° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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"1037.79 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 18.0"6.11 miWest0° 23' 20.1"26.72 miSouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 74° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.95 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.36 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.9"981.73 miWest0° 08' 50.0"10.12 miNorth981.51 mi
24 hours11° 54' 12.9"805.75 miEast3° 11' 02.9"218.90 miNorth830.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 10:44 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:44 AM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:44 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:44 AM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 10:44 AM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloSat 1:44 PM3932 km2443 miles2123 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 3:44 PM3942 km2449 miles2129 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:44 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:44 PM4231 km2629 miles2284 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 1:44 PM4252 km2642 miles2296 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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