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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 14' 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 93° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 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"978.31 miWest0° 08' 25.9"9.66 miNorth978.08 mi
24 hours11° 27' 10.3"771.47 miEast3° 01' 47.0"208.30 miNorth794.15 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 PM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:34 AM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 3:34 PM3290 km2044 miles1776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 10:34 AM3490 km2169 miles1885 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:34 PM3809 km2367 miles2057 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:34 PM3826 km2377 miles2066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:34 PM4079 km2535 miles2203 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmNorth N
RarotongaThu 10:34 AM4200 km2610 miles2268 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM4218 km2621 miles2278 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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