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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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 135° 33' 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' 17.9"6.11 miwest0° 23' 20.1"26.73 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 55' North
Longitude: 72° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.90 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 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"981.70 miwest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 minorth981.48 mi
24 hours11° 54' 12.7"805.72 mieast3° 10' 42.1"218.51 minorth829.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 10:54 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 10:54 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 12:54 PM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 10:54 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 10:54 AM3557 km2210 miles1921 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 9:54 AM4099 km2547 miles2213 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSat 1:54 PM4111 km2555 miles2220 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sat 3:54 PM4137 km2571 miles2234 nmSoutheast SE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:54 PM4141 km2573 miles2236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaSun 9:54 AM4291 km2666 miles2317 nmWest-southwest WSW
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