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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 Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' North, Longitude: 123° 04' 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"1028.89 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1028.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.3"4.64 miwest0° 22' 17.1"25.52 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 20:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 44' North, Longitude: 141° 40' 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.8"1002.83 miwest0° 11' 05.5"12.70 minorth1002.80 mi
24 hours11° 17' 50.0"779.79 mieast4° 17' 08.4"294.49 minorth831.09 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 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Mon 3:14 PM2575 km1600 miles1391 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 1:14 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:14 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:14 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 1:14 PM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 1:14 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 1:14 PM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 2:14 PM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 12:14 PM3682 km2288 miles1988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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