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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 133° 14' 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 98° 18' 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"957.18 miwest0° 04' 50.5"5.55 minorth956.98 mi
24 hours11° 51' 58.6"783.13 mieast1° 30' 38.7"103.91 minorth786.68 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 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 12:44 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM3596 km2235 miles1942 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:44 AM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 3:44 PM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloMon 1:44 PM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:44 PM4121 km2561 miles2225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:44 PM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 9:44 AM4325 km2688 miles2336 nmWest-southwest WSW
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