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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' North, Longitude: 143° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.14 meters/second, 1652.9 km/hour, 1027.1 miles/hour or 892.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1027.07 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1027.05 mi
24 hours0° 03' 54.7"4.47 miwest0° 22' 00.4"25.21 minorth25.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' North, Longitude: 139° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.34 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.4"982.66 miwest0° 08' 49.1"10.11 minorth982.44 mi
24 hours11° 26' 00.0"773.49 mieast3° 12' 43.0"220.83 minorth799.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 11:36 AM1639 km1019 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 11:36 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 11:36 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 10:36 AM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 11:36 AM3691 km2293 miles1993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 9:36 AM3712 km2307 miles2005 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Wed 2:36 PM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Wed 2:36 PM3923 km2437 miles2118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaThu 10:36 AM3923 km2438 miles2118 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 1:36 PM3983 km2475 miles2150 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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