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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 9:04:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 34' 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"1028.86 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1028.84 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: 153° 46' 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"1002.66 miWest0° 11' 04.1"12.68 miNorth1002.63 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.9"779.61 miEast4° 16' 25.0"293.67 miNorth830.57 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 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:04 AM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:04 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:04 PM3435 km2135 miles1855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:04 PM3516 km2184 miles1898 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:04 PM3606 km2240 miles1947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 1:04 PM3652 km2270 miles1972 nmSouth S
PhoenixMon 2:04 PM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:04 PM3789 km2354 miles2046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 11:04 AM4136 km2570 miles2233 nmSouthwest SW

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