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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 9:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 21:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 140° 34' 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"1028.85 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1028.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.63 miWest0° 22' 16.7"25.52 miNorth25.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 21:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 158° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.24 meters/second, 1613.6 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' 43.4"1002.59 miWest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 miNorth1002.55 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.1"779.54 miEast4° 16' 07.4"293.33 miNorth830.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 11:24 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:24 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:24 AM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:24 PM3726 km2315 miles2012 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 1:24 PM3779 km2348 miles2041 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:24 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Mon 2:24 PM3819 km2373 miles2062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 10:24 AM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 2:24 PM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 9:24 AM4066 km2527 miles2196 nmWest W

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