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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 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 138° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.96 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' 03.1"4.63 miwest0° 22' 16.8"25.52 minorth25.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' North, Longitude: 156° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 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' 43.2"1002.62 miwest0° 11' 03.9"12.67 minorth1002.59 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.4"779.58 mieast4° 16' 16.2"293.50 minorth830.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:14 AM2225 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:14 PM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 2:14 PM3704 km2301 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloMon 2:14 PM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:14 PM3925 km2439 miles2120 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:14 PM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM3967 km2465 miles2142 nmSouthwest SW
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