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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 13' South
Longitude: 124° 01' 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"1037.06 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.2"4.84 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 08' North
Longitude: 90° 54' 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"978.46 miwest0° 08' 26.5"9.67 minorth978.23 mi
24 hours11° 27' 08.5"771.56 mieast3° 02' 03.3"208.62 minorth794.32 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 PM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:24 PM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 10:24 AM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityThu 2:24 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:24 PM3731 km2318 miles2015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 10:24 AM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:24 PM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Thu 1:24 PM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 2:24 PM4133 km2568 miles2232 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 1:24 PM4142 km2574 miles2236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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