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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' South, Longitude: 123° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.58 meters/second, 1668.9 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 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' 10.3"1036.99 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.99 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.2"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' North, Longitude: 90° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.47 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.4"978.41 miwest0° 08' 26.6"9.67 minorth978.17 mi
24 hours11° 27' 08.3"771.51 mieast3° 02' 05.3"208.65 minorth794.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:24 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:24 PM3152 km1958 miles1702 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 10:24 AM3293 km2046 miles1778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 2:24 PM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:24 PM3720 km2312 miles2009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 10:24 AM3767 km2340 miles2034 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:24 PM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Thu 1:24 PM4055 km2520 miles2190 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 2:24 PM4106 km2551 miles2217 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 1:24 PM4133 km2568 miles2232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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