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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 Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' North, Longitude: 138° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.35 meters/second, 1657.2 km/hour, 1029.8 miles/hour or 894.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1029.79 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1029.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 07.1"4.71 miwest0° 22' 24.4"25.66 minorth26.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' South, Longitude: 167° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.7"1004.58 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 minorth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 22' 15.7"786.55 mieast4° 31' 26.1"310.86 minorth845.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:14 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 11:14 AM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 11:14 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:14 PM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 1:14 PM3672 km2281 miles1983 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Francisco *Sun 2:14 PM3751 km2331 miles2025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:14 PM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 11:14 AM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixSun 2:14 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:14 PM3981 km2474 miles2150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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