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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 20:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 130° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.11 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"1036.01 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.5"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.4"27.06 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' North, Longitude: 131° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 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' 59.0"1004.11 miwest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 minorth1004.17 mi
24 hours11° 30' 57.8"796.57 mieast4° 34' 31.4"314.40 minorth855.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownMon 12:50 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 10:50 AM2620 km1628 miles1415 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 10:50 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 3:50 PM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 10:50 AM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 10:50 AM4060 km2523 miles2192 nmNorthwest NW
HermosilloMon 1:50 PM4144 km2575 miles2237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 2:50 PM4244 km2637 miles2291 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:50 PM4333 km2693 miles2340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 1:50 PM4506 km2800 miles2433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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