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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 22, 2014 at 20:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 126° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.5"6.04 miwest0° 23' 21.6"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 22, 2014 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' North, Longitude: 141° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.62 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.0"16.76 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 57.4"1005.71 miwest0° 09' 23.2"10.75 misouth1005.84 mi
24 hours10° 26' 50.3"721.34 mieast3° 48' 48.2"262.01 misouth768.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:18 PM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:18 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:18 AM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 3:18 PM3516 km2185 miles1898 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloMon 1:18 PM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:18 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:18 PM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 1:18 PM3982 km2474 miles2150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:18 PM4091 km2542 miles2209 nmEast E
HonoluluMon 10:18 AM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmNorthwest NW
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