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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 Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 133° 19' 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"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.1"5.98 miwest0° 23' 21.7"26.76 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° 10' 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"949.06 miwest0° 02' 36.5"2.99 minorth948.94 mi
24 hours11° 47' 06.0"771.07 mieast0° 36' 37.6"41.99 minorth770.79 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 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:44 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmWest W
AdamstownTue 12:44 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 10:44 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 10:44 AM3657 km2272 miles1975 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 3:44 PM3879 km2410 miles2094 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloTue 1:44 PM4071 km2529 miles2198 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 1:44 PM4165 km2588 miles2249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 9:44 AM4305 km2675 miles2325 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Tue 3:44 PM4351 km2703 miles2349 nmEast-northeast ENE
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