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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 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' South, Longitude: 126° 31' 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 minorth1037.07 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' North, Longitude: 93° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 27.3"978.37 miwest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 minorth978.14 mi
24 hours11° 27' 10.5"771.52 mieast3° 01' 45.0"208.28 minorth794.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:34 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:34 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 3:34 PM3306 km2055 miles1785 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 10:34 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:34 PM3833 km2382 miles2070 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:34 PM3838 km2385 miles2073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM4106 km2552 miles2217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:34 PM4110 km2554 miles2219 nmEast E
RarotongaThu 10:34 AM4174 km2594 miles2254 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM4229 km2628 miles2283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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