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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

UTC time = Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 8:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 16' 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"1026.06 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miNorth1026.04 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.53 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"969.56 miWest0° 07' 11.7"8.25 miNorth969.32 mi
24 hours11° 32' 59.1"771.21 miEast2° 30' 25.9"172.40 miNorth785.55 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 PM2901 km1803 miles1566 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:34 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:34 PM3214 km1997 miles1736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:34 PM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 10:34 AM3305 km2053 miles1784 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Thu 1:34 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 3:34 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluThu 10:34 AM3470 km2156 miles1873 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 10:34 AM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 12:34 PM3731 km2318 miles2014 nmSouth S

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