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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 Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 27' North
Longitude: 120° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.26 meters/second, 1624.5 km/hour, 1009.4 miles/hour or 877.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1009.35 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 minorth1009.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 27.0"2.75 miwest0° 19' 15.6"22.07 minorth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 24' South
Longitude: 59° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.35 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.1 miles/hour or 840.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 51.8"966.95 miwest0° 08' 58.1"10.28 misouth966.68 mi
24 hours13° 58' 41.2"936.61 mieast3° 07' 49.4"215.26 misouth954.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 1:58 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:58 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:58 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:58 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Thu 12:58 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 12:58 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 12:58 PM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Thu 2:58 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Thu 12:58 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Thu 2:58 PM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmEast-northeast ENE
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