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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 21:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 138° 09' 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 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' North, Longitude: 81° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.8 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"968.64 miwest0° 06' 55.6"7.94 minorth968.41 mi
24 hours11° 53' 48.8"794.57 mieast2° 22' 16.7"163.07 minorth806.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 11:34 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:04 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:04 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 1:04 PM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 11:04 AM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 11:04 AM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:04 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:04 AM4009 km2491 miles2165 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 10:04 AM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:04 AM4267 km2652 miles2304 nmWest W
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