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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 25' South, Longitude: 126° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.78 meters/second, 1669.6 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 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' 10.7"1037.52 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.9"4.97 miwest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 70° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"952.77 miwest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 minorth952.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 32.8"761.97 mieast1° 23' 42.2"95.96 minorth764.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:34 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:34 AM3075 km1911 miles1661 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:34 PM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSun 10:34 AM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmWest W
HermosilloSat 1:34 PM3766 km2340 miles2033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CitySat 2:34 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:34 PM4024 km2500 miles2173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:34 PM4124 km2563 miles2227 nmEast E
PhoenixSat 1:34 PM4152 km2580 miles2242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 10:34 AM4209 km2615 miles2273 nmSouthwest SW
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