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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 8:54:00 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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 135° 27' 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 96° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 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"15.95 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.9"957.05 miWest0° 04' 49.7"5.53 miNorth956.85 mi
24 hours11° 51' 57.4"783.00 miEast1° 30' 18.8"103.52 miNorth786.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteMon 10:54 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:54 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 12:54 PM2790 km1734 miles1506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 10:54 AM3421 km2125 miles1847 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:54 AM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Mon 3:54 PM4065 km2526 miles2195 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 9:54 AM4083 km2537 miles2205 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 1:54 PM4175 km2594 miles2254 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:54 PM4215 km2619 miles2276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 9:54 AM4268 km2652 miles2305 nmWest-southwest WSW

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