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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° 21' 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"1028.93 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1028.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.63 miwest0° 22' 16.8"25.52 minorth25.94 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° 28' 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"1002.69 miwest0° 11' 03.8"12.67 minorth1002.66 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.3"779.63 mieast4° 16' 15.2"293.50 minorth830.51 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 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:14 PM3591 km2231 miles1939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM3714 km2308 miles2005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Francisco *Mon 2:14 PM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:14 PM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:14 PM3945 km2451 miles2130 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Mon 2:14 PM3950 km2455 miles2133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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