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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 = Tuesday, September 24, 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 133° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 12.9"1037.71 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.71 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.1"5.98 miWest0° 23' 21.7"26.75 miSouth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 110° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.36 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.82 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.9"949.00 miWest0° 02' 36.5"2.99 miNorth948.88 mi
24 hours11° 47' 06.5"771.02 miEast0° 36' 40.1"42.04 miNorth770.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteTue 10:44 AM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 12:44 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 10:44 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 10:44 AM3641 km2263 miles1966 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 10:44 AM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:44 PM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloTue 1:44 PM4056 km2520 miles2190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Tue 1:44 PM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 3:44 PM4325 km2687 miles2335 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 9:44 AM4332 km2692 miles2339 nmWest-southwest WSW

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