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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° 00' 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"1029.72 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1029.70 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° 34' 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"1004.51 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 minorth1004.61 mi
24 hours11° 22' 16.0"786.50 mieast4° 31' 26.6"310.84 minorth845.25 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 AM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 11:14 AM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 11:14 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:14 PM3606 km2240 miles1947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 1:14 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSun 2:14 PM3733 km2319 miles2016 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:14 PM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 11:14 AM3938 km2447 miles2126 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixSun 2:14 PM3953 km2456 miles2134 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:14 PM3964 km2463 miles2141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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