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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 13' South
Longitude: 129° 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 minorth1037.07 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 11' North
Longitude: 95° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.38 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 27.2"978.27 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth978.04 mi
24 hours11° 27' 12.4"771.48 mieast3° 01' 26.7"207.93 minorth794.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:44 PM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:44 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 10:44 AM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 3:44 PM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 10:44 AM3943 km2450 miles2129 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloThu 1:44 PM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 2:44 PM4050 km2516 miles2187 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:44 AM4079 km2535 miles2203 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Thu 1:44 PM4169 km2591 miles2251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:44 PM4329 km2690 miles2338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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