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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 52' 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' North, Longitude: 86° 41' 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"968.76 miwest0° 06' 57.3"7.97 minorth968.53 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.5"794.68 mieast2° 23' 01.3"163.91 minorth806.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 12:44 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM3597 km2235 miles1942 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:44 AM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:44 PM3914 km2432 miles2113 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSun 1:44 PM3971 km2468 miles2144 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:44 PM4066 km2527 miles2196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:44 PM4262 km2648 miles2301 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:44 PM4294 km2668 miles2319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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