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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: 137° 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 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' North, Longitude: 81° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 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"968.58 miwest0° 06' 55.8"7.94 minorth968.35 mi
24 hours11° 53' 48.8"794.52 mieast2° 22' 18.9"163.10 minorth806.52 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 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 11:04 AM2177 km1352 miles1175 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:04 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 1:04 PM2896 km1799 miles1564 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 11:04 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSun 11:04 AM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 10:04 AM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:04 AM4037 km2509 miles2180 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 10:04 AM4085 km2538 miles2206 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 4:04 PM4277 km2658 miles2309 nmSoutheast SE
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