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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° 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' 16.0"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: 89° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.21 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.1 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"968.85 miwest0° 06' 58.2"7.99 minorth968.62 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.9"794.76 mieast2° 23' 22.3"164.31 minorth806.97 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 km1723 miles1498 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM3821 km2374 miles2063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sun 1:34 PM3976 km2470 miles2147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:34 PM4029 km2503 miles2175 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 1:34 PM4168 km2590 miles2250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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