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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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 135° 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' North, Longitude: 83° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.12 meters/second, 1559.2 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"968.73 miwest0° 06' 56.4"7.96 minorth968.50 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.2"794.65 mieast2° 22' 37.8"163.47 minorth806.71 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 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 10:54 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 12:54 PM2836 km1762 miles1532 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 10:54 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 10:54 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 9:54 AM4077 km2533 miles2202 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:54 PM4111 km2555 miles2220 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSun 1:54 PM4151 km2580 miles2242 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:54 PM4184 km2600 miles2259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaMon 9:54 AM4265 km2650 miles2303 nmWest-southwest WSW
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