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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' South
Longitude: 130° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 13.0"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.7"6.03 miwest0° 23' 21.5"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 27' North
Longitude: 100° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.8"957.25 miwest0° 04' 51.4"5.57 minorth957.05 mi
24 hours11° 51' 59.9"783.21 mieast1° 31' 00.9"104.34 minorth786.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM3737 km2322 miles2018 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 10:34 AM3803 km2363 miles2053 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloMon 1:34 PM3879 km2410 miles2095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 10:34 AM3908 km2428 miles2110 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:34 PM4029 km2503 miles2175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:34 PM4087 km2539 miles2207 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 1:34 PM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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