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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

UTC time = Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:50:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 29' North, Longitude: 117° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.99 meters/second, 1655.9 km/hour, 1029.0 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.91 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1028.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.4"4.64 miWest0° 22' 17.2"25.53 miNorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 135° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.5"1002.91 miWest0° 11' 06.1"12.71 miNorth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 17' 51.2"779.88 miEast4° 17' 29.0"294.88 miNorth831.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guadalajara *Mon 2:50 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 1:50 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Mon 2:50 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Mon 2:50 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 2:50 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 12:50 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Mon 2:50 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 12:50 PM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Mon 12:50 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmEast-northeast ENE

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