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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: 128° 48' 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' 15.7"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° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 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"964.57 miwest0° 06' 34.8"7.54 minorth964.33 mi
24 hours11° 32' 13.5"766.42 mieast2° 14' 37.4"154.30 minorth777.33 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 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 10:44 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 10:44 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 3:44 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloFri 1:44 PM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 10:44 AM3987 km2477 miles2153 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 2:44 PM4005 km2489 miles2162 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 10:44 AM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Fri 1:44 PM4121 km2561 miles2225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 1:44 PM4280 km2660 miles2311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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