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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 Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' North, Longitude: 128° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.72 meters/second, 1651.4 km/hour, 1026.1 miles/hour or 891.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.6"1026.13 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1026.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.5"4.38 miwest0° 21' 52.0"25.05 minorth25.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' North, Longitude: 112° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.52 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.1"969.61 miwest0° 07' 11.7"8.24 minorth969.37 mi
24 hours11° 32' 59.5"771.27 mieast2° 30' 23.7"172.37 minorth785.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 1:34 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM3229 km2007 miles1744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 10:34 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Thu 1:34 PM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Thu 1:34 PM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 3:34 PM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluThu 10:34 AM3442 km2139 miles1859 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 10:34 AM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 12:34 PM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmSouth S
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