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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' North, Longitude: 138° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.56 meters/second, 1654.4 km/hour, 1028.0 miles/hour or 893.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1028.02 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1028.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.1"4.55 miwest0° 22' 08.8"25.37 minorth25.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 11' North, Longitude: 145° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.0"994.84 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 minorth994.69 mi
24 hours11° 19' 48.7"775.81 mieast3° 49' 41.7"263.13 minorth815.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:14 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:14 AM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:14 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:14 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Tue 2:14 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 2:14 PM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 1:14 PM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhoenixTue 2:14 PM3918 km2435 miles2116 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 2:14 PM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 11:14 AM3978 km2472 miles2148 nmSouthwest SW
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