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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: 147° 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' 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: 72° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.4 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"968.23 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.88 minorth968.00 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.6"794.21 mieast2° 20' 54.4"161.49 minorth805.91 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 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 11:44 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 11:44 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaMon 10:44 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:44 AM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 1:44 PM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 9:44 AM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmWest-southwest WSW
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