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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.

September Equinox 2013

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:43:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 54' 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 20:43:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' North, Longitude: 86° 39' 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"968.83 miwest0° 06' 57.3"7.97 minorth968.59 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.5"794.74 mieast2° 23' 00.9"163.91 minorth806.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:43 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:43 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 12:43 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 10:43 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:43 AM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:43 PM3916 km2433 miles2115 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSun 1:43 PM3973 km2469 miles2145 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:43 PM4068 km2527 miles2196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:43 PM4265 km2650 miles2303 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:43 PM4296 km2669 miles2320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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