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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° 37' South, Longitude: 126° 10' 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"1036.68 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.69 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.13 meters/second, 1595.3 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"991.11 miwest0° 09' 57.4"11.40 minorth990.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.3"777.63 mieast3° 42' 08.3"254.48 minorth813.72 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 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 10:34 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Wed 3:34 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiThu 10:34 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmWest W
Mexico CityWed 2:34 PM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:34 PM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 2:34 PM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Wed 1:34 PM4142 km2574 miles2236 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 10:34 AM4183 km2599 miles2259 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixWed 1:34 PM4257 km2645 miles2299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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