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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 Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 133° 03' 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"1037.86 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 74° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.94 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 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.9"981.79 miwest0° 08' 50.0"10.12 minorth981.57 mi
24 hours11° 54' 12.9"805.80 mieast3° 11' 00.9"218.87 minorth830.04 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 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:44 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:44 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:44 AM3552 km2207 miles1918 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 10:44 AM3763 km2338 miles2032 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloSat 1:44 PM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 3:44 PM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:44 PM4034 km2506 miles2178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:44 PM4257 km2645 miles2299 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 1:44 PM4267 km2651 miles2304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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