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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 = Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 7:54:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 120° 22' 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' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.1"6.07 miWest0° 23' 20.9"26.74 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' North, Longitude: 98° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.37 meters/second, 1560.1 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"969.20 miWest0° 07' 01.5"8.05 miNorth968.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.2"795.07 miEast2° 24' 46.5"165.92 miNorth807.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 11:54 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Sun 2:54 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 2:54 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSun 12:54 PM3370 km2094 miles1819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:54 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 1:54 PM3659 km2274 miles1976 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:54 AM3741 km2325 miles2020 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorSun 1:54 PM3754 km2333 miles2027 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sun 12:54 PM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 12:54 PM3802 km2362 miles2053 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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