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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 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 135° 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 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 95° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 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"15.96 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.9"957.11 miwest0° 04' 49.6"5.53 minorth956.91 mi
24 hours11° 51' 57.2"783.05 mieast1° 30' 16.4"103.48 minorth786.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 10:54 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 10:54 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 12:54 PM2796 km1738 miles1510 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 10:54 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaMon 10:54 AM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:54 AM4056 km2520 miles2190 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:54 PM4085 km2539 miles2206 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloMon 1:54 PM4192 km2605 miles2263 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:54 PM4227 km2627 miles2283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaTue 9:54 AM4239 km2634 miles2289 nmWest-southwest WSW
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