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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 49' South
Longitude: 126° 35' 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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 11' North
Longitude: 81° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 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"964.72 miwest0° 06' 35.6"7.56 minorth964.48 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.6"766.50 mieast2° 14' 55.7"154.66 minorth777.48 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 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 3:34 PM3348 km2080 miles1808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmWest W
HermosilloFri 1:34 PM3802 km2362 miles2053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 2:34 PM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:34 PM4065 km2526 miles2195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:34 PM4117 km2558 miles2223 nmEast E
PhoenixFri 1:34 PM4190 km2604 miles2263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 10:34 AM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmWest-southwest WSW
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