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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 30' North
Longitude: 123° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.98 meters/second, 1655.9 km/hour, 1028.9 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"1028.96 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1028.95 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.3"4.64 miwest0° 22' 17.1"25.53 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 44' North
Longitude: 141° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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' 42.8"1002.90 miwest0° 11' 05.4"12.70 minorth1002.87 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.0"779.84 mieast4° 17' 07.4"294.49 minorth831.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 2:14 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Mon 3:14 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 1:14 PM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:14 PM2930 km1820 miles1582 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:14 PM2986 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 1:14 PM3099 km1926 miles1674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 1:14 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 1:14 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:14 PM3667 km2278 miles1980 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 12:14 PM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmSouth S
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