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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 21:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 135° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.97 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"1028.93 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1028.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.2"4.63 miwest0° 22' 16.8"25.52 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 21:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' North, Longitude: 154° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 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 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.1"1002.72 miwest0° 11' 04.1"12.68 minorth1002.69 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.8"779.66 mieast4° 16' 24.0"293.67 minorth830.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:04 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:04 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:04 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:04 PM3450 km2144 miles1863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:04 PM3535 km2197 miles1909 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:04 PM3614 km2246 miles1952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 1:04 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmSouth S
PhoenixMon 2:04 PM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:04 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 11:04 AM4116 km2558 miles2223 nmSouthwest SW
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