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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, March 11, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 117° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.10 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1035.9 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.99 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.3"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.4"27.06 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' North, Longitude: 119° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.8"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 minorth1004.18 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.2"797.01 mieast4° 35' 01.6"314.97 minorth855.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:00 Noon2735 km1699 miles1477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:00 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:00 PM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 2:00 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 2:00 PM3609 km2242 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 1:00 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 2:00 PM3683 km2288 miles1989 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 10:00 AM3802 km2362 miles2053 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaMon 2:00 PM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 2:00 PM3891 km2418 miles2101 nmEast-northeast ENE
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