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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' South, Longitude: 129° 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"1037.32 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.7"4.91 miwest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 84° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.30 meters/second, 1552.7 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 15.6"964.63 miwest0° 06' 34.7"7.54 minorth964.39 mi
24 hours11° 32' 13.7"766.47 mieast2° 14' 35.2"154.27 minorth777.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:44 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloFri 1:44 PM3926 km2439 miles2120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3961 km2461 miles2139 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 2:44 PM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 10:44 AM4045 km2513 miles2184 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Fri 1:44 PM4129 km2566 miles2229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 1:44 PM4292 km2667 miles2318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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