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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 23, 2014 at 8:18:00 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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 20:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 126° 26' 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"1037.80 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.3"6.00 miWest0° 23' 22.2"26.76 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 21' South, Longitude: 131° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.32 meters/second, 1621.2 km/hour, 1007.3 miles/hour or 875.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.79 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 44.7"1007.27 miWest0° 09' 37.8"11.03 miSouth1007.32 mi
24 hours10° 35' 29.3"732.60 miEast3° 50' 30.0"263.96 miSouth778.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 12:18 PM2770 km1721 miles1495 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 10:18 AM3171 km1971 miles1712 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:18 AM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:18 PM3483 km2164 miles1881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloTue 1:18 PM3644 km2264 miles1968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 3:18 PM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 1:18 PM3896 km2421 miles2104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 1:18 PM4026 km2501 miles2174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:18 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmEast E
HonoluluTue 10:18 AM4169 km2591 miles2251 nmNorthwest NW

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