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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 49' South
Longitude: 124° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.69 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1037.31 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.6"4.91 miwest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 10' North
Longitude: 79° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.38 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.8"964.81 miwest0° 06' 36.4"7.57 minorth964.57 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.5"766.53 mieast2° 15' 16.2"155.05 minorth777.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:24 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:24 PM3208 km1994 miles1732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteFri 10:24 AM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 2:24 PM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 1:24 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 10:24 AM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:24 PM3839 km2385 miles2073 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Fri 1:24 PM4017 km2496 miles2169 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 1:24 PM4102 km2549 miles2215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 2:24 PM4120 km2560 miles2225 nmEast-northeast ENE
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