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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 9:44:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' North, Longitude: 147° 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 miSouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.9"6.11 miWest0° 23' 20.2"26.72 miSouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 60° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.71 meters/second, 1579.3 km/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 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' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.0"981.20 miWest0° 08' 45.7"10.04 miNorth980.98 mi
24 hours11° 54' 12.0"805.30 miEast3° 09' 10.3"216.75 miNorth829.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:44 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmWest W
PapeeteSat 11:44 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 11:44 AM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSat 11:44 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 10:44 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaSun 10:44 AM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 9:44 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmWest W
AlofiSat 10:44 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 1:44 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 9:44 AM3792 km2357 miles2048 nmWest-southwest WSW

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