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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 20:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' North, Longitude: 86° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.17 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"968.84 miwest0° 06' 57.4"7.97 minorth968.60 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.5"794.74 mieast2° 23' 03.0"163.95 minorth806.89 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 AM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:42 AM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 12:42 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 10:42 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:42 AM3770 km2343 miles2036 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:42 PM3899 km2423 miles2105 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSun 1:42 PM3957 km2459 miles2137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:42 PM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:42 PM4241 km2635 miles2290 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:42 PM4283 km2661 miles2312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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