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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 8:42:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' North, Longitude: 87° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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"968.78 miWest0° 06' 57.5"7.98 miNorth968.55 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.7"794.70 miEast2° 23' 05.5"163.99 miNorth806.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:42 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 12:42 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 10:42 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 10:42 AM3638 km2261 miles1964 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:42 AM3794 km2357 miles2049 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:42 PM3880 km2411 miles2095 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSun 1:42 PM3940 km2448 miles2128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:42 PM4047 km2515 miles2185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:42 PM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:42 PM4268 km2652 miles2305 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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