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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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 36' South, Longitude: 126° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.44 meters/second, 1668.4 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1036.76 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.5"4.77 miwest0° 23' 41.0"27.12 minorth27.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' North, Longitude: 104° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.12 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"991.17 miwest0° 09' 57.2"11.40 minorth990.99 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.4"777.68 mieast3° 42' 06.6"254.46 minorth813.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 12:34 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 10:34 AM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 3:34 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 10:34 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 2:34 PM3855 km2396 miles2082 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:34 PM3875 km2408 miles2092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:34 PM4104 km2550 miles2216 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Wed 1:34 PM4148 km2577 miles2240 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 10:34 AM4157 km2583 miles2245 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixWed 1:34 PM4267 km2651 miles2304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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