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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 20:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 128° 50' 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' North, Longitude: 144° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.63 meters/second, 1618.7 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' 57.3"1005.73 miwest0° 09' 23.3"10.75 misouth1005.87 mi
24 hours10° 26' 52.3"721.40 mieast3° 48' 50.9"262.06 misouth768.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:28 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:28 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:28 AM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 3:28 PM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloMon 1:28 PM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:28 PM3883 km2413 miles2097 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:28 PM3918 km2434 miles2115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 10:28 AM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmNorthwest NW
PhoenixMon 1:28 PM4087 km2540 miles2207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 10:28 AM4108 km2552 miles2218 nmSouthwest SW
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