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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 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' North, Longitude: 143° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.55 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"1028.01 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.0"4.55 miwest0° 22' 08.7"25.37 minorth25.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' North, Longitude: 150° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.69 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 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"994.68 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.63 minorth994.54 mi
24 hours11° 19' 52.8"775.77 mieast3° 49' 12.6"262.58 minorth814.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:36 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:36 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 11:36 AM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 10:36 AM3580 km2224 miles1933 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 11:36 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 9:36 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 10:36 AM3904 km2426 miles2108 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:36 PM3914 km2432 miles2113 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 1:36 PM3942 km2449 miles2128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Francisco *Tue 2:36 PM3954 km2457 miles2135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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