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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 19:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 120° 38' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.36 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"969.26 miwest0° 07' 01.4"8.05 minorth969.03 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.1"795.12 mieast2° 24' 44.3"165.88 minorth807.62 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 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Sun 2:54 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Sun 2:54 PM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSun 12:54 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:54 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 1:54 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 9:54 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 12:54 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 1:54 PM3783 km2350 miles2042 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 12:54 PM3808 km2366 miles2056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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