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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 21:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 145° 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' 15.8"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' North, Longitude: 74° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.97 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.14 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"968.38 miwest0° 06' 53.0"7.89 minorth968.15 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.9"794.33 mieast2° 21' 13.2"161.86 minorth806.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:34 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest W
PapeeteSun 11:34 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 11:34 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:34 AM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 10:34 AM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:34 PM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ApiaMon 10:34 AM3260 km2025 miles1760 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 10:34 AM3385 km2103 miles1828 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 9:34 AM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmWest W
NukualofaMon 10:34 AM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmSouthwest SW
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