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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, September 23, 2013 at 8:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 130° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.79 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.79 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 Latitude: 17° 27' North, Longitude: 100° 60' East

The ground speed is currently 428.01 meters/second, 1540.8 kilometres/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"957.19 miWest0° 04' 51.5"5.57 miNorth956.99 mi
24 hours11° 52' 00.0"783.17 miEast1° 31' 03.5"104.38 miNorth786.77 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:34 PM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:34 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:34 AM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 3:34 PM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 10:34 AM3826 km2377 miles2066 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloMon 1:34 PM3865 km2402 miles2087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 10:34 AM3933 km2444 miles2124 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 1:34 PM4020 km2498 miles2170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:34 PM4061 km2523 miles2193 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 1:34 PM4211 km2617 miles2274 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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