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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 21:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 31' North, Longitude: 140° 51' 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"1028.92 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 minorth1028.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.63 miwest0° 22' 16.7"25.52 minorth25.94 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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 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"1002.65 miwest0° 11' 03.6"12.67 minorth1002.62 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.1"779.59 mieast4° 16' 06.4"293.33 minorth830.40 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 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:24 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 11:24 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:24 PM3744 km2326 miles2022 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 1:24 PM3788 km2354 miles2046 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:24 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Mon 2:24 PM3831 km2381 miles2069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoTue 10:24 AM3852 km2393 miles2080 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 2:24 PM3936 km2446 miles2126 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 9:24 AM4036 km2508 miles2179 nmWest W
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