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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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 148° 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' 15.8"6.07 miwest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 71° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 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"968.29 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.87 minorth968.06 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.4"794.26 mieast2° 20' 52.0"161.45 minorth805.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:44 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 11:44 AM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 11:44 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM2759 km1715 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:44 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:44 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 1:44 PM3385 km2103 miles1827 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 9:44 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmWest-southwest WSW
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