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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° 32' 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"1035.92 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1035.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.3"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.4"27.05 minorth27.44 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° 09' 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"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.40 minorth1004.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.8"796.96 mieast4° 35' 02.2"314.96 minorth855.88 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 Noon2749 km1708 miles1485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Mon 3:00 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsMon 2:00 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmEast E
Mexico CityMon 2:00 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaMon 2:00 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorMon 2:00 PM3657 km2272 miles1974 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 1:00 PM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmNorth N
PapeeteMon 10:00 AM3829 km2379 miles2068 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaMon 2:00 PM3863 km2401 miles2086 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaMon 2:00 PM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmEast-northeast ENE
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