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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 21:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' South, Longitude: 150° 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 21:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' North, Longitude: 69° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.89 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 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"968.20 miwest0° 06' 51.4"7.86 minorth967.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.2"794.18 mieast2° 20' 30.8"161.05 minorth805.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:54 AM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 11:54 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 11:54 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoMon 10:54 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaSun 11:54 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaMon 10:54 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 9:54 AM2875 km1787 miles1553 nmWest W
AlofiSun 10:54 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 9:54 AM3472 km2157 miles1874 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSun 1:54 PM3546 km2203 miles1914 nmSoutheast SE
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