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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

UTC time = Monday, September 23, 2013 at 8:44:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 132° 57' 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"1037.79 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 98° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 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"957.12 miWest0° 04' 50.6"5.55 miNorth956.92 mi
24 hours11° 51' 58.7"783.08 miEast1° 30' 41.1"103.95 miNorth786.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 10:44 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM2725 km1693 miles1471 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 12:44 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:44 AM3716 km2309 miles2007 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 3:44 PM3886 km2415 miles2099 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloMon 1:44 PM4015 km2495 miles2168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:44 PM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:44 PM4293 km2668 miles2318 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 1:44 PM4337 km2695 miles2342 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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