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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 8:54:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 135° 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' North, Longitude: 84° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 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"968.67 miWest0° 06' 56.5"7.96 miNorth968.44 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.3"794.60 miEast2° 22' 40.1"163.50 miNorth806.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 10:54 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 10:54 AM2486 km1544 miles1342 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 12:54 PM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 10:54 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:54 AM3543 km2202 miles1913 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:54 PM4091 km2542 miles2209 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoMon 9:54 AM4104 km2550 miles2216 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloSun 1:54 PM4135 km2569 miles2233 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:54 PM4172 km2592 miles2252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaMon 9:54 AM4294 km2668 miles2318 nmWest-southwest WSW

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