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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 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 130° 39' 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' 16.0"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' North, Longitude: 88° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.20 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"968.91 miwest0° 06' 58.1"7.99 minorth968.67 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.9"794.81 mieast2° 23' 19.9"164.28 minorth807.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM2978 km1850 miles1608 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sun 1:34 PM3985 km2476 miles2152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:34 PM4054 km2519 miles2189 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 1:34 PM4181 km2598 miles2258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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