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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' South, Longitude: 126° 18' 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"1037.24 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.25 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 81° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 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' 15.7"964.66 miwest0° 06' 35.6"7.56 minorth964.42 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.4"766.45 mieast2° 14' 57.9"154.69 minorth777.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:34 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 3:34 PM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3477 km2161 miles1878 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 2:34 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 1:34 PM3789 km2354 miles2046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:34 PM4059 km2522 miles2192 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:34 PM4086 km2539 miles2206 nmEast E
PhoenixFri 1:34 PM4180 km2597 miles2257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 10:34 AM4217 km2621 miles2277 nmWest-southwest WSW
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