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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 23, 2014 at 20:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 126° 43' 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"1037.87 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 misouth1037.87 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° 46' 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"1007.34 miwest0° 09' 37.8"11.03 misouth1007.39 mi
24 hours10° 35' 29.8"732.67 mieast3° 50' 30.0"263.97 misouth778.11 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 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 10:18 AM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:18 AM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 3:18 PM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloTue 1:18 PM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 3:18 PM3717 km2310 miles2007 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 1:18 PM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 1:18 PM4037 km2508 miles2180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsTue 2:18 PM4131 km2567 miles2231 nmEast E
HonoluluTue 10:18 AM4144 km2575 miles2238 nmNorthwest NW
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