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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 Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 134° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.48 meters/second, 1661.3 km/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.35 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1032.33 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.95 miwest0° 22' 46.6"26.09 minorth26.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 4, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 25° 02' South, Longitude: 119° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.62 meters/second, 1460.2 km/hour, 907.3 miles/hour or 788.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.12 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.12 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.1"907.00 miwest0° 02' 09.1"2.47 minorth907.14 mi
24 hours12° 26' 03.9"779.50 mieast1° 25' 37.4"98.23 minorth790.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:00 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 11:00 AM3036 km1887 miles1639 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 11:00 AM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 1:00 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouth S
Los Angeles *Sun 2:00 PM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:00 PM3568 km2217 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:00 PM3736 km2322 miles2018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 2:00 PM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:00 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 11:00 AM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmSouthwest SW
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