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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 59' North
Longitude: 128° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.27 meters/second, 1649.8 km/hour, 1025.1 miles/hour or 890.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.4"1025.12 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 minorth1025.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 45.8"4.29 miwest0° 21' 43.0"24.88 minorth25.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 40' North
Longitude: 101° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"956.90 miwest0° 05' 13.0"5.98 minorth956.68 mi
24 hours11° 38' 46.0"767.76 mieast1° 40' 33.2"115.27 minorth772.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 1:34 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:34 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 1:34 PM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 1:34 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 10:34 AM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Fri 1:34 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 3:34 PM3379 km2099 miles1824 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluFri 10:34 AM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 10:34 AM3729 km2317 miles2014 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 12:34 PM3769 km2342 miles2035 nmSouth S
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