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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 9:44:00 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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 147° 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' 13.6"6.03 miWest0° 23' 21.5"26.75 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 84° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.79 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.6 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' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.9"956.70 miWest0° 04' 45.0"5.45 miNorth956.50 mi
24 hours11° 51' 50.6"782.59 miEast1° 28' 27.2"101.39 miNorth785.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:44 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 11:44 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 11:44 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaMon 11:44 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 10:44 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaTue 10:44 AM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:44 AM3162 km1965 miles1708 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 9:44 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 1:44 PM3337 km2073 miles1802 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 10:44 AM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmSouthwest SW

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